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Traditional recipes for wood finishing.

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Shellac Varnish recipe

0 responses · Jun 21, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
In a transparent glass recipient, pour the Denatured Alcohol and add the shellac. Stir the recipient to mix the shellac. Stir from time to time to avoid the shellac from sticking together. To realize a ...

French Polish recipe

0 responses · Jun 21, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
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 ...

Traditional Gesso recipe

0 responses · Jun 21, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
The Gesso has to be applied warm and indoor only. Ingredients : 100 g of Rabbit Skin Glue 1 Liter of cold water 1 kg of Whiting powder For a more economical Gesso, replace the ...

Saponified wax recipe

0 responses · Jun 21, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
Ingredients : 1/2 liter of warm water 100 g of pure bleached beeswax 60 g of Marseille Soap in pieces 60 g of Potassium Carbonate Preparation : Heat the wax (low heat), then add the ...

Candelila wax, Carnauba wax and Beeswax recipe

0 responses · Jun 21, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
Here’s an easy wax recipe to prepare that offer good water resistance, a lot of flexibility and superior sheen. It can be applied directly on wood or on oil, shellac or varnish finish. Ingredients : ...

Recipe for violin varnish

0 responses · Jun 18, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
There’s many recipes of violin varnish. Here’s a popular one : 100 g of white shellac 100 g of Rosin 50 g of Castor Oil 20 g of Siam Benzoin (optional) 1 liter of Denatured ...

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