Denatured Alcohol

Denatured alcohol is a solvent used with alcohol-based products, such as shellac.  This product is purely a solvent, without additives.

Denatured Alcohol

This is a handy solvent.  We put it in small containers that go on every job.   Here are some uses of denatured alcohol.

  • Cleans off dry acrylic paint/glaze
  • A good cleaner for dirty surfaces (as long as a quick application)
  • Because alcohol is an emulsion, it thins water-based varnishes and latex paints better than water. You’ll end up using ¼ of the amount of water.  (don’t thin more than 10%)
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