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1 qt. Amber Shellac Traditional Finish and Sealer

  • Clear finish seals and protects wood trim, furniture and more
  • Blocks all odors on interior drywall, plaster, masonry and wood
  • Brings out wood grain beauty without darkening or yellowing
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Product Details
  • Clear finish seals and protects wood trim, furniture and more
  • Blocks all odors on interior drywall, plaster, masonry and wood
  • Brings out wood grain beauty without darkening or yellowing
About This Product

Zinsser 1 Qt. Amber Shellac Traditional Finish and Sealer is for wood furniture, floors, paneling, trim, crafts and antique restoration. The shellac dries to the touch in 15 minutes and can be re-coated in 45 minutes. Beautifies wood with a lustrous glow that will not darken with age.

  • Classic finish is great on wood trim, paneling and furniture
  • Covers 125 sq. ft.
  • Mid-gloss finish
  • Dried film is non-toxic and hypoallergenic
  • All-natural and nontoxic formula is suitable for use as a clear protective sealer for crafts and household projects
  • Dries to touch in 30 minutes
  • Easy clean up with alcohol or ammonia and water
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA
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Product ID #: 100126411Internet #: 047719007043Model #: 00704H
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Specifications

Dimensions

Container Size1 QuartCoverage Area (sq. ft.)125 sq ft

Details

ApplicationShellac, Lacquer & PolyurethaneApplication MethodBrush, Pad, Wipe On
Base MaterialShellacCoating Product CategoryWaterproofer/Sealer
Color FamilyClearDry to Touch (min.)30 min
Interior/ExteriorInteriorNumber of coats recommended1
Number per Package1Paint/Stain Clean UpMineral Spirits
Paint/Stain FeaturesSealerProduct FormLiquid
SheenGlossSubstrate ConditionBare Wood, Finished Wood, Old/Reclaimed Wood, Stained Wood, Unfinished Wood
Surface Material UseWoodTime before recoating (hours)1
TransparencyTransparentVertical/HorizontalVertical / Horizontal

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer WarrantySatisfaction guaranteed for full refund of purchase price
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Questions & Answers

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Q:Can this be used over water based sealed floor to attempt to match the same hardwood that was sealed with oil based?
by|Oct 26, 2023
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A:  Hi Jon, thank you for reaching out! Our Zinsser Bulls Eye Shellac may be applied to wood flooring; however, natural shellac resin is not as durable as polyurethane, and requires special upkeep. Instead, you may consider applying our Varathane Floor Finish Oil-Based Polyurethane, which has a similar natural amber hue. The existing coating needs to be fully cured, then lightly sanded with 220 grit sandpaper followed by cleaning to ensure proper adhesion. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Varathane-1-gal-Clear-Satin-Oil-Based-Floor-Finish-Polyurethane-2-Pack-130231/202058854 - Rust-Oleum Product Support 2

by|Oct 26, 2023
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    Q:Will this seal pressboard?
    by|Aug 14, 2023
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    A:  Great question! Rust-Oleum Bulls-Eye Shellac can be used to seal pressboard. For best results, apply several light coats with a brush, pad or lint-free wiping cloth and let dry for 1 hour before sanding with 220 grit or finer sandpaper. Allow any subsequent coats to dry at least 1 hour before sanding lightly and recoating. -Rust-Oleum Product Support 13

    by|Aug 15, 2023
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      Q:Planning to use on new, solid core birch door and pine doorframe/trim. Any prep or reason to think this will not provide an even finish. I intend to use amber to match 30 year old oil based poly woodwork that has gotten darker (amber) over time. Thanks
      by|Feb 17, 2023
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      A:  Happy to help, Michael! We recommend lightly sanding bare wood with 80 to 100 grit sandpaper to remove weathered wood fibers to ensure the best finish prior to applying Rust-Oleum Zinsser Bulls Eye Shellac Finish. If trying to color match an existing application, we recommend applying in a test area first to ensure favorable results. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 3

      by|Feb 17, 2023
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        Q:Pursuant to this response:" Shellac is a natural resin, and cures to a very hard, inflexible surface that will not expand and contract with wood through seasonal temp", will this work in insulated but un-conditioned garage from 20F winter to 130F summer?
        by|Jan 23, 2023
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        A:  If the shellac is allowed to fully cure in an environment somewhere between 50F and 80F, then it will be fine later on at the extremes mentioned.

        by|Nov 18, 2023
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          A:  Happy to help Mitch. Because Zinsser Bulls Eye Shellac dries to an inflexible surface, it cannot be exposed to the temperature variations in your garage, this temperature variance can cause the shellac to crack. - Rust-Oleum Product Support 6

          by|Jan 24, 2023
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            Customer Reviews

            4.7 out of 5
            • 4.7 out of 225 reviews
            • 90% recommend this product
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            Spray on shellac
            Works on many surfaces and leaves a nice looking finish.
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            I use this product to give some color to retired wine barrel DIY projects.
            I use this product to give some color to retired wine barrel DIY projects.
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            It was exactly what I was looking for.
            It was exactly what I was looking for.
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            Great for woods that are light in color. Gives a nice warmth to your project, with great protect...
            Great for woods that are light in color. Gives a nice warmth to your project, with great protection.
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            This is the BEST!!!!
            This is the BEST!!!!
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            This purchase was needed to finish a project Worked wonders
            This purchase was needed to finish a project Worked wonders
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            Matches vintage finishes.
            I have used this product for several antique doors that originally had a shellac finish. I started by using a scotchbrite green nylon scrubby and alcohol to clean the original finish and re-distribute the finish. Then followed up with 2 coats of fresh Amber shellac.
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            It matches old oak perfectly!!!
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