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Old 09-27-2013, 10:20 PM   #29
hellayella8888
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Originally Posted by Ding View Post
use DE-WAXED ruby red or garnet shellac flakes and denatured alcohol mixed and dissolved over night.gives it the look I think you are looking for.you can add some color strained through a coffee filter.you can use the RIT scarlet red(very little) and golden yellow mixed and strained,don't need much of either,added to either the ruby red or garnet shellac.keep applying coats and steel wool between coats till ya get your desired color and depth and then seal it with poly in either satin,flat or gloss.






or you can go lighter


...so I take it that the poly clear coat will protect the shellac or should just keep it as is?
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