99. Dewaxed shellac is an ideal sanding sealer. If I remember correctly, Zinsser’s “Seal Coat” is a waxed shellac. Reviewed in the United States on September 18, 2014. It will produce one of the most beautiful finishes in woodworking. Shellac vendors sell many types of shellac from super blond to stick lac. Finishing Project Guide. It's the best sealer there is. I just learned about Zinsser 100% dewaxed shellac from a magazine. Select Colour. I use this dewaxed shellac always over a stain or before and after a grain filler. Visit your local store for the widest range of home improvement products. If you are just wanting to seal, sand the nibs and raised grain, then finish, you might as well just use whatever you are going to top coat it with, especially if you seal it as the last stage of the day's work. 2) You have many more choices than basic blond and amber from Zinnser. Oh, I think I understand now. Both dry to transparent films - the Clear has a faint, golden cast that is much lighter than oil-base finishes, while the Amber has a warm, orange cast that gives a rich, antique-look to woodwork. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Amber Shellac Traditional Finish and Zinsser 1 Qt. $49 purchase). I can sand between coats after a few hours, and get a nice "build". Zinsser Shellac is the natural product with wax. Andy Rae: The quickest way I know is to buy dewaxed shellac flakes or, even faster, buy dewaxed shellac, sold in the form of Zinsser® SealCoat. Zinsser Bulls Eye Shellac is a classic finish in an easy to apply aerosol can which requires no mixing. Downside-had one can eat through the bottom of its container-a metal paint can. Available in clear transparent and amber finishes; Size: 473 mL; From $20.99. Please try again. Zinsser BULLS EYE Shellac is a classic finish and sealer for wood, metal, drywall, cured plaster, cured masonry and more. To enter Click Here.To see all the prizes and full details Click Here.To view the thread about the giveaway Click Here.Click Here. Amber Shellac Traditional Finish and Sealer is for wood furniture, floors, paneling, trim, crafts and antique restoration. https://www.amazon.com/1-Quart-Zinsser-Bullseye-SealCoat/dp/B001DT6TFC Seeing its market disappearing, Zinsser (Bulls Eye), with the help of some woodworking writers, turned shellac into a sealer, even introducing a dewaxed variety (SealCoat) that was marketed for use under polyurethane. There are 3 kind of Zinsser's Shellac Clear / Amber /and Sealcoat. FREE Shipping by Amazon. 3) Mixing your own shellac is cheap. As I understand it, polyurethane is especially fussy about what's under it and waxy shellac is definitely on the no-no list. Get step-by-step instructions, woodworking tips, expert advice and special offers in your inbox. Jet-Black Filler Looks Like a Natural Pitch Pocket, Editor's letter: Finding sanctuary in the shop. Zinsser BULLS EYE Shellac is a classic finish and sealer for wood, metal, drywall, cured plaster, cured masonry and more. It has been difficult to get this product in my area because most of the big box stores don't understand what it is used for. You can't go wrong with this product. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. In the 1920s shellac was replaced in factories by lacquer for two primary reasons: shellac resin (from bug secretions) is a commodity product that was going up in price as demand increased, while lacquer was going down in price; and lacquer thinner (a blend of solvents) makes lacquer much mor… Both amber and clear Bulls Eye shellac have a natural waxy substance that interferes with the adhesion of oil-based polyurethane and water-based finishes. Can be used as a pre-stain conditioner for pine and softwoods. It wipes or brushes on easy, the smell is 80% less than oil/water based alternatives and dissipates fast. Is there any difference in the sealing properties of Zinsser’s SealCoat (dewaxed shellac) and regular Bulls Eye shellac? In stock . 4.5 out of 5 stars (2) 2 product ratings - Bulls Eye Amber Shellac Quart. Reviewed in the United States on January 16, 2013. (09-24-2020, 03:03 PM) mtl Wrote: What are the best Trans Tint dye colors to use to change Zinsser Seal Coat into the same tone as Amber Shellac? Unable to add item to List. And if you’re buying premade shellac, like what you’ll find at a paint store, you want to know when it was produced. Plus it dries in 5 minutes to the touch and you can re-coat in an hour. You’ll just have to buy flakes instead of buying it in the can. Transparent Dewaxed Super Blonde Shellac Flakes. Shellac is an alcohol-based solution of pure lac, a natural resin secreted by tiny insects on certain trees, mainly in India.It is available in clear and amber which dry to a transparent film.The clear has a faint, golden cast that is much lighter than oil-base finishes, while the amber has a warm, orange cast that gives a rich, antique-look to woodwork. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. As the original, shellac-base primer-sealer, nothing is better at permanently blocking stains, odors and wood knots. Zinsser® Bulls Eye® Shellac is an alcohol-based solution of lac, a natural resin imported mainly from India and available in clear and amber tones. Michael Dresdner: Try a coffee filter. Someone finally woke up!!! The sealcoat is the dewaxed stuff peeps talk about in threads where they say to use it. Shellac deteriorates over time and will eventually turn into a finish that may just flake off your project. Skip to the end of the images gallery . $74.99. Also known as lemon or amber shellac, it is mostly used for restoring antique furniture. Polish with auto body polish and get a mirror finish. Liquid Rubber Foundation and Basement Sealant - Indoor & Outdoor Use - Easy to Appl... De-Waxed Super Blonde Shellac Flakes 1 lb. Intermix the liquid ruby other with liquid shellacs to … Andy Rae: The quickest way I know is to buy dewaxed shellac flakes or, even faster, buy dewaxed shellac, sold in the form of Zinsser® SealCoat. Can I use regular shellac as a sealer instead? 95. Both amber and clear Bulls Eye shellac have a natural waxy substance that interferes with the adhesion of oil-based polyurethane and water-based finishes. You have to make sure you find the right one if you want dewaxed shellac. I have had trouble finding SealCoat. The spray can is great for a quick touch-up. Contributes to an ultra-smooth final finish. Reviewed in the United States on December 19, 2014. Please try your search again later. 6 reviews. The Seal Coat is, however. $39.95 $ 39. Shipping Restrictions: Ground Transportation Only. Become an UNLIMITED member and get it all: searchable online archive of every issue, how-to videos, Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking digital series, print magazine, e-newsletter, and more. Reviewed in the United States on July 12, 2012. It seals and blocks all stains. For about a hundred years, from the 1820s to the 1920s, shellac was the primary finish used (for all coats) by all small shops and factories. Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. It is slow, but not as slow as waiting and decanting. If you use a waxed shellac as a sealer, a subsequent finish like polyurethane might not stick to the waxed shellac properly and you could get peeling later. Like Bondo said, the Amber is not dewaxed. My local borg finally got a 'fresh' shipment of SealCoat. For use on interior surfaces such as trim, cabinets, walls, furniture and other related paintable surfaces. The trick is, the wax settles to the bottom, so pour off the shellac before mixing and thinning. Zinsser shellac is my go-to finish when I want "shiny". Clear shellac dries transparent with a faint, golden cast that is much lighter than oil-based varnishes, while amber shellac has a warm, orange cast that gives a rich, antique look to woodwork. A representative at Zinsser told me that although they are still producing SealCoat, a poor shellac crop has driven the prices up, and many customers have turned to cheaper alternatives. ), De-Waxed Orange Shellac Flakes 1 lb. Shop All. ), Rubio Monocoat Zero VOC 2 Component Oil Finish, Sapphire, 350ML. To address that problem, Zinsser created SealCoat, a dewaxed shellac, meaning it has the wax removed. It is available in Clear and Amber. And now the company has stopped telling users even that there is a shelf life. 99. I use this as a primer for wood carvings, where paint adhesion and lack of grain lifting are very important. That’s why you see SealCoat advertised as a “Universal Sanding Sealer” on the can. Can be used as a bond coat under new finishes – adheres to any existing finish. Bulls Eye Shellac is an alcohol-based solution of pure lac, a natural resin secreted by tiny insects on certain trees, mainly in India. You can also add some dye to the clear dewaxed shellac to get a little color. $30.89 to $124.79. This high-building solution seals the wood to create a surface that can be easily sanded. Intermix the liquid ruby other with liquid shellacs to adjust color to create a variety of warm tones. I've done it quite a few times with no ill effects. https://www.finewoodworking.com/.../seal-your-project-with-dewaxed-shellac Please try again. Please sign in to your account to take advantage of your online discounts. 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