How to Clean Shellac?

Answer Objects made from shellac (a resin secreted by the lac bug and dissolved in alcohol)[1] can be cleaned with care as follows.

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How to Apply Shellac?

Shellac is a wood finishing product made by dissolving dried resin in denatured alcohol. Shellac was used heavily for finishing furniture during the 19th and early 20th centuries, and it is still a... Read More »

How to Do a Shellac Gel Manicure?

Unlike traditional nail polish, the Shellac system by Creative Nail Design offers a hard finish coloring product that is designed not to chip or fade for up to two weeks. The system uses multiple l... Read More »

Is shellac vegetarian?

I found the following information on another site. The short answer to your question is: No, you can't be certain that shellac is vegetarian. While it is made from a secretion of an insect and not ... Read More »

Can I poly over shellac?

Woodworkers have been debating for years over the advisability of covering shellac with polyurethane. Even though the can of shellac itself warns against using polyurethane as a sealer, many woodwo... Read More »