Zinsser 716 #TV208660 - Bulls Eye 1/2 Pint 3 LB Amber Shellac Amber and orange shellacs impart a warm, rich look to dark woods such as walnut, cherry, and mahogany [Photo B]. Someone finally woke up!!! 7 people found this helpful. This provides the advantage of being fully compatible with any other kind of finishing products such as Polyurethane, Waterlox etc. Bulls Eye® Shellac is an alcohol-based solution of lac available in Clear and Amber tones. Rust-Oleum Zinsser 704H 1-Quart Bulls Eye Amber Shellac. Shellac doesn't go down like varnish - it seems to be going down like varnish and then it "suddenly" turns to goo as you attempt to brush it out. Shellac also blocks the resin from pine knots and very oily exotic woods, which can slow the drying of lacquer and varnish significantly. Bulls Eye Shellac is an alcohol-based solution of pure lac, a natural resin secreted by tiny insects on certain trees, mainly in India. Report abuse. Generally 3 - 5 light coats will get you an outstanding finish. Bleached shellac imparts clear, light-blonde and super-blonde shades. It is the second lightest color shellac available. Our Super Blonde is also dewaxed. Lowes carries amber shellac from Bullseye both in spray and in can form. 3) Mixing your own shellac is cheap. 97465 541.332.8003 malcolm@shellacshack.com Light even coats are the key to it. Our Super Blonde Shellac is highly refined and has very little color. Mudbob. This knocks down any spray roughness. The difference between Super Blonde and Platina is one shade. Zinsser seal coat is a 2 pound cut of blonde dewaxed shellac. The blonde shellac is often dewaxed or at least low wax. Bulls Eye® Shellac is easy to use and dries quickly. Shellac Shack P O Box 1027 Port Orford, Or. In this quantity, it's cheaper than the cruddy denatured alcohol from Home Depot or Lowes. It is available in Clear and Amber. Even though you only get 2/3 as much actual shellac, it is often more expensive. Less alcohol required. I did find it at Lowe's and found that they had just recently started to handle it. Many types are available in waxy and dewaxed types. Shellac has wonderful blocking properties, better than any other finish. Shellac is a versatile, non-toxic wood finish that enhances the natural grain while adding smoothness without the plastic-like qualities of polyurethane or lacquer. It blocks silicone contamination, which causes fish eye, odors (for example, from smoke or animal urine), and residual wax extremely well. 5.0 out of 5 stars Best Sanding Sealer Available! Helpful. To clarify that situation, I had used amber shellac to warm a cherry finish – one of my favorite finishes for cherry and walnut – when I sprayed on my first coat of dull-rubbed effect lacquer, there were two areas the size of a half-dollar that peeled off. Super Blonde has a little more amber than Platina. 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