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Posted on Can I slow down the drying of shellac?

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#1 posted 05-19-2019 04:01 PM

I just ran across this article by Flexner. He says lacquer retarder can be used to slow the drying time for shellac. Who knew?

www.popularwoodworking.com/article/5-common-spraying-problems

I use Sherwin Williams K27 retarder thinner in my lacquer. Any of their stores can order some for you, or if you have a commercial SW store, they almost always stock it. Mohawk offers it too.

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