SUPER GOLDEN Kusmi Button Shellac
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SUPER GOLDEN Kusmi Button Shellac
Use Super Golden Button on light toned woods,
or on any wood where a light Rich Golden Amber tone is desired.
The heat during button processing polymerizes the Shellac resin,
resulting in a tough abrasion & moisture resistant finishing material.
Button shellacs are preferred for finishing floors, interior woodwork,
by many French polishers, and for guitars and other stringed instruments.
The lightest tone of the Button Shellacs (seasonal & limited quantities)
KUSMI #1 BUTTON Shellac (Caramel Amber)
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KUSMI #1 - BUTTON Shellac
Caramel Amber color develops rich warm amber tones on woods like mahogany, red oak, cherry, and douglas fir.
The heat during button processing polymerizes the Shellac resin, resulting in a tough abrasion & moisture resistant finishing material. Button shellacs are preferred for finishing floors, interior woodwork, by many French polishers, and for guitars and other stringed instruments.
(Buttons retain some of the natural shellac wax)
KUSMI #2 BUTTON Shellac (Warm Brown)
Kusmi #2 BUTTON Shellac
#2 Button yields a rich Warm Redish Amber Brown - -
deeper toned than the Kusmi #1 Button,
Kusmi #2 Button looks good on oak floors, craftsman paneling, and wood trim.
DARK JETHWA Button Shellac
DARK JETHWA BUTTON
This custom button has a deep, warm, dark amber tone,
excellent on darker toned woods
or on darker trim and floors of the late
1800's to early 1900's homes.
Dark Jethwa Exclusive to Shellac.net
••• for color reference
Dark Jethwa on the left Kusmi # 1 on the right
BEHKOL Shellac Reducer - DENATURED ALCOHOL
BEHKOL Shellac Reducer DENATURED ALCOHOL Shellac Solvent
Mohawk Shellac Reducer / BEHLEN BEHKOL,
a Denatured Alcohol Blend, is formulated specifically to
dissolve shellac flakes and dilute or 'cut' liquid Shellacs.
See the Pound Cut Mixing Chart
BEHKOL / Shellac Reducer will make a shellac that has a little more open
or 'working time', a good solvent choice in warmer weather
and when brushing larger areas such as woodwork.
Also used to dissolve Behlen Aniline Dyes for use as an Alcohol Dye.
SAVE $6.00 by the case of 6 = $10.90 per Qt.
Select (190 proof) DENATURED ALCOHOL Quarts UPS Only
SELECT 190 Proof - DENATURED ALCOHOL
190 Proof Denatured Alcohol Shellac Solvent -
Selected specifically for dissolving shellac flake and reduce or dilute the 'pound cut' of liquid Shellac.
This 'High Test' Klean Strip™ GREEN DENATURED ALCOHOL is better for the environment,
biodegradable and contains no ozone depleting chemicals.
This 'green' formula is also an excellent Marine Stove or Alcohol Appliance Fuel.
(Manufactured in Quarts Only) -- Co-Op buying allows us to lower the price.
Omega LILY VARNISHER'S / SHELLAC BRUSHES
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SHELLAC & VARNISHER'S Brushes
Natural Bristle Single fill, Only (1/4 - 5/16 in) thick.
Classic glider design, ideal for Shellac & Varnish.
This brush will yield a thin, uniform application
of shellac or varnish. The natural bristle brush is ideal for
shellac, varnish, and faux finishing of woodwork and furniture.
Pictured Sizes 20 - 80 mm
Genuine OMEGA, made in Italy.
Paper PAINT STRAINER CONES: MEDIUM and FINE
Medium & Fine Mesh STRAINERS
filter foreign matter or undissolved solid particles found in stains or finish coatings.Paper Cone 6 in Dia., full flow cloth mesh tip for no finish left in the strainer performance.
Seed, Button and Black shellacs benefit by filtering through layers
of medium Cheese Cloth first.
Use Fine Mesh for final straining of shellac, varnish, lacquers, and most any furniture finish, especially when spraying.
Strain through Medium filter followed by FINE mesh straining for best results
FRENCH POLISHER'S HANDBOOK (1910 Reprint)
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FRENCH POLISHER'S HANDBOOK
(1910 Reprint) 104 pages, 5.8 in. x 8.3 in.
This Reprint is spiral bound with a protective cover -
great for in-shop use, lays perfectly flat & folds back on itself.
Pagination and format is an exact facsimile of the original book.
A valuable resource for those working on antiques.
Several historic finishing recipes are included.
The book includes some fascinating 'lost' information and recipes for furniture stains.
SEEDLAC is the least processed shellac. All other shellacs are made from this raw seedlac resin.
The insect feeds on the sap of the tree and secretes the Lac as a protective shell in which the female lay their eggs.
Seedlac is made from the branches that are covered by the Lac resin left by the lac bug, known as sticklac.
The sticklac is crushed to yield the seedlac. The Seedlac is sieved to remove organic materials, washed and dried in open air.
BUTTON Shellac has toughness and mar resistance that makes it the preferred shellac for finishing floors,
interior woodwork and French polishing musical instruments.
Waxy Shellac: Wax content provides some flexibility & moisture resistance.
'Waxy' shellacs are a good choice when the finish will be shellac only.
Use a DEWAXED Shellac for a universal sealer / primer and as a transitional coating between dissimilar finishes.
Use a Dewaxed Shellac when the topcoat, for extra water & alcohol resistance, will be a varnish, lacquer or urethane.
The Story of Shellac
by Zinsser Co., Inc.
In celebration of 155 years manufacturing shellac, Zinsser revised this booklet in 2004,
which was first published in 1913 and reprinted seventeen times throughout the years.