French Polish recipe

Mathieu Beaulieu · Customer Service · Jun 21, 2013, 14:44

Easy French polish recipe

Ingredients :

175 g of Shellac, preferably dewaxed shellac.
1 liter of Denatured Alcohol

Preparation :

It’s recommended to prepare a slightly thicker varnish, while using, it will be possible to add some alcohol to the pad. It’s also possible to lower the quantity of shellac and to replace it with a resin like Sandarac or Siam Benzoin. This will enhance either the sheen or the hardness of the varnish.

In a container or a bottle, pour more or less 1 liter of Denatured Alcohol and add the shellac. Stir the container until complete dissolution of the shellac.

If you use a waxed shellac, after a few days, the varnish will separate, the wax will deposit in the bottom of the container and you simply need to collect the clear and limpid part.


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