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Asked in Painting and Staining
Other than shellac what are the other ingredients of varnish?
Varnish does not always include shellac. It's usually a combination of a drying oil, a resin, and a thinner. Go to the wikipedia link below to read all about varnish. ...
Asked in Definitions
What is the proper definition of resin?
In layman's terms, resin is a substance that is meant for use with materials like varnish, ink, lacquer, and adhesive. It's formal definition is any of a group of solid or semisolid compounds that are obtained directly from certain plants as exudations. ...
Asked in Surfing
What happens if the wrong resin is used on a surfboard?
If you use the wrong resin on a surfboard, you could scratch it and ruin your surfboard. Be careful about what resin you use. ...
Asked in Arts and Crafts
Can you use fiberglass resin for arts and crafts?
Fiberglass resin can be used for arts and crafts, but it should be used with caution. Wear protective clothing, gloves and glasses. A facial mask is also a necessary item to prevent breathing in the fibers. This resin is good for making molds. ...
What are the excretory products from plants?
Carbon dioxide,oxygen and water are removed through respiration,photosynthesis and transpiration respectively Some plants excretory products and their uses: 1.Latex: making rubber products 2.Tannin: making ink 3.Resin: making varnish,paint ang gum 4.Quinine: making medicine to treat malaria 5.Opium: making morphine as medicine ...
Asked in Lapidary Crafting and Jewelry Making
What can you use as a replacement for resin when making a charm?
You might want to look at the silver clay. It works like clay but bakes into silver. ...