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HandyHousewife

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#1 posted 02-09-2018 09:28 PM


Could I just color the shellac with some of the stain and then brush it on?

- HandyHousewife

That will work for adding color but it may obscure the wood grain you are trying to save.

I get the feeling you are trying to avoid making test samples. They are necessary if you expect to be satisfied with the final results. I would guess that at least 80% of us do it regularly.

- LesB

I’m not trying to avoid making samples, I’m trying to avoid buying a bunch of different stains/shellac/etc. that may or may not work. I don’t have any of those things on hand (aside from the lacquer), so I am trying to narrow down what would be the best option before I go buy it. I wish there was a place to test these things before buying, but I don’t know where to do that.

-- Striving for function *and* form, but settling quite happily for function. ;-)


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