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Posted on Can I slow down the drying of shellac?

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#1 posted 05-18-2019 02:18 PM

The thinner the cut (ie the more alcohol there is relative to the amount of shellac), the slower it dries. Of course this means more coats are needed. So you can add denatured alcohol and it will dry more slowly.
I don’t know if there are more complicated ways to change drying time…

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