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What is "Shellac" - Definition & Explanation

Clear wood finish. Its solvent is alcohol (methylated spirits, British).

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Suede leather with a napped surface. Suede fabric is made from wool, cotton, rayon, synthetics and blends in a plain, twill, or knitted that is napped on one side to resemble suede leather. The...
An imperfection, characterized by a ridge or mark running in the crosswise or lengthwise directions of the fabric. Barrˇs can be caused by tension variations in the knitting process, poor quality...
Cotton fabrics such as chintz or tarlatan treated with starch, glue. paraffin, or shellac and run through a hot friction roller to give a high polish. These types are not durable in washing. Newer,...
Policy where furniture, fabric, lighting or wallcoverings are sold exclusively through or to retailers, upholsterers, designers and architects at wholesale showrooms. Retail clients may sometimes be...
Tapestry is a form of textile art. It is woven by hand on a weaving-loom. The chain thread is the carrier in which the coloured striking thread is woven. In this way, a colourful pattern or image is...

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