It may be applied to any existing finish to protect the surface from strong solvent-based coatings. Some people don't mind it (I don't mind it unless it's really bad) and some people do, so to avoid any blotching, apply a thinned coat of sealcoat shellac (de-waxed shellac). Use sandpaper, not sanding sponges. 4.8 . Last … Dewaxed shellac is an ideal sanding sealer. They all held up MUCH better than the first two in the scratch tests. Don't apply a thick coat as instructed on the can. Bring out the natural beauty of wood grain like no other finish can, with Rust-Oleum® Zinsser® Bulls Eye® Shellac. SealCoat Universal Sanding Sealer is a solution of 100-Percent wax-free shellac in denatured alcohol. Can be used as a pre-stain conditioner for pine and softwoods. Zinsser 123 water based primer, Zinsser Cover Stain oil based primer, and Zinsser BIN shellac based primer. and spray it rapidly when redoing kitchens or baths, or on new cabinets. And now the company has stopped telling users even that there is a shelf life. —— I sanded to 150 on my ROS. The "sealcoat" which is actually a 2lb cut of shellac is good for waterbased dyes. Alligatoring with Waterborne Poly over a Shellac Sealcoat Pros dig into the reasons why water-based poly might show fine cracks and wrinkling over shellac. Zinsser Shellac is the natural product with wax. Clean up is easy with alcohol or ammonia and water. Now, don't get me started on the date code! The first number in the code on top of a can of Zinsser shellac indicates the year of manufacture. 99. For use on interior surfaces such as trim, cabinets, walls, furniture and other related paintable surfaces. As indicated in the technical data bulletin (see link below), they do not recommend applying oil-base polyurethane over it. I had no 180 ROS sanding discs left, so I sanded by hand at 180 grit. Forum topic by paxorion: posted 04-24-2014 03:22 AM: 21326 views: 0 times favorited: 13 replies: paxorion. Messages 33. Bulls Eye® SealCoat™ Universal Sanding Sealer offers time-saving versatility in a pre-mixed 100% wax-free formula manufactured using revolutionary, patented shellac. Tweet. Zinsser's Bulls Eye brand sealer is a 2-lb. Unlike other shellac products, Zinsser SealCoat Universal Shellac is compatible with all clear wood finishes, so if your floor has been previously finished with something else, you don’t have to worry about adhesion issues. Guaranteed to be compatible with all finishes, Bulls Eye SealCoat won't raise the grain and dries in minutes. Today our MBZ division bleaches seedlac in its Attleboro, MA facility. SealCoat Dewaxed Shellac Sealer. I like to use Zinsser Bulls Eye' SealCoat for this task. Zinsser Bulls Eye Shellac Traditional Finish & Sealer Review. Available in stores . Zinsser Shellac is the natural product with wax. This is a great product for sealing ALL interior wood, not just hardwood floors. 4.6 out of 5 stars 443. UK only, we do not deliver outside the UK. That said, I think the use of dewaxed shellac, which I get in the form of Zinsser SealCoat™, is a great way to pre-seal end grain if you want to prevent excess stain from being absorbed there. The spray format is perfect for crafts and small projects. Most say it comes as a 2 pound cut, so thin it down to a 1 pound cut (50/50 thinned with denatured alcohol) and apply it with a either with a cloth or a brush. I also know that Shellac is one of those “old” finishing options that gets passed over in favor of newer finishes. A 2lb cut is two pounds of shellac to a gallon of denatured alcohol. Shellac doesn’t require buffing between coats and dries very quickly. Shellac-based formula … For the purpose of this comparison, we’ll focus on the Zinsser 123 Primer vs. Kilz Premium Primer. Seal Coat is also a thinner cut, so it's easier to apply by hand to get an even finish even though it takes more coats to get the same amount of shellac on to the wood. The "sealcoat" which is actually a 2lb cut of shellac is good for waterbased dyes. Zinsser, after 100 years, has finally introduced their dewaxed Seal Coat Shellac Sanding Sealer. is_redirect && !Beautifies wood with a lustrous glow that will not darken with age. The first number in the code on top of a can of Zinsser shellac indicates the year of manufacture. Its high adhesion makes SealCoat™ compatible with most other clear finishes. That’s why you see SealCoat advertised as a “Universal Sanding Sealer” on the can. Model: Bullseye Seal Coat . But I see that this product is marketed as a shellac based sanding sealer and Zinsser makes some other products which are marketed as regular shellac.