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Shellac & Denatured Alcohol Combo Kit for French Polishing 1kg & 4L

Shellac & Denatured Alcohol Combo Kit for French Polishing 1kg & 4L

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Shellac & DAA Combo Kit for French Polishing 1kg & 4L

Many would agree that no other method of timber protection is as desirable as traditional French polish. Shellac is the main, and most important material you will need to complete the process, Denatured Absolute Alcohol is also a must have material for fast and easy French polishing. We recommend 100% Denatured Absolute Alcohol and NOT Methylated Spirits.

Whats in the box?

This Kit includes the Shellac of your choice (1kg) and 4 litres of Denatured Absolute Alcohol & 3x Filter Cones. This 1 to 4 ration creates a basic shellac solution, the solution can be used as is, or it can be customised to suit your needs. The solution is suitable for Shellac Hardener, colour altering stains, or it can be diluted with more DAA for spraying. 

The benefits of shellac (French polish) over other timber coatings 

A main benefit of shellac is its ability to ‘melt’ into the previous layer. This creates a single layer finish on your final result, the single layer is a superior clear finish that allows the natural tones of the timber to shine though, very few timber protective coatings have this ability and can offer the same clarity.

Why choose Restorers Choice Shellac?

Shellac is an organic material and must be stored below 14 degrees to ensure the product stays fresh and usable. Shellac purchased from hardware stores often sits on shelves for months, facing harsh summer temperatures, decreasing shelf life, and causing issues when dissolving and drying.

All Restores Choice shellac is stored in temperature-controlled containers when shipped from India, kept at 8 degrees or below in our storage facility, and shipped in heat protective foil all the way to your door. The extra length we go sets us apart from your average hardware store, guaranteeing a quality product.

  • 100% natural and non toxic Shellac
  • Creates a beautiful deep lustre
  • Makes for a fantastic undercoat
  • Correct storage in our facility (guaranteed extended shelf life)
  • Next day dispatch
  • Creates a superior shine and finish
  • Enhances natural colour and grain patterns
  • A trusted timber finish for over 150 years
  • Full money back guarantee if not satisfied

This shellac is also available in a pre-made liquid form. Skip the waiting time with a ready-made, filtered solution of shellac, available in 1 litre bottles and 9 different colours.


With 3 different application methods, you can do it your way! You can use a brush, polishing rubber (fad) or spray gun to apply the shellac. Each method offers unique advantages, and the best method is often debatable, we recommend a French Polishing Mop Brush for easy application.

Dissolve the flake in Denatured Absolute Alcohol with a ratio of 1:4 (250 grams of flakes to 1 litre of DAA – 1kg of flakes to 4 litres of DAA etc.) Once the flakes have dissolved, you can get started.

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