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Shellac

Discussion in 'Wood and Canvas' started by Dave Osborn, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. OP
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    Dave Osborn

    Dave Osborn LIFE MEMBER

    Crap.... I'm shellacking first... 
    How many coats are normal when applied on newly cured filler??
     
  2. Abenakirgn

    Abenakirgn Curious about Wooden Canoes

    I've always shellacked first - my thought is you can paint over the shellack but not so the reverse - if there is a need to correct the waterline. I've just started spraying and it makes a very nice finish. Just be careful as it runs very quickly if applied to heavy.
    Dave
     
  3. OP
    OP
    Dave Osborn

    Dave Osborn LIFE MEMBER

    Four coats applied... Looks sorta ok.
    How many coats would normal for an initial application?
     
  4. MGC

    MGC Scrapmaker


    That should be enough...
     

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