Michael Dresdner

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Archive for August, 2008

Shellac from Flakes

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Yes, you can measure out two pounds of flakes for each gallon of alcohol to make a “2 pound cut”, or do the math for smaller amounts (2 ounces shellac per cup of alcohol in kitchen terms). But it is not really necessary. Here’s the simple, no-measure method I use for mixing shellac. Start with [...]

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