Does Sherwin Williams carry shellac?

Sherwin-Williams White Synthetic Shellac Primer is effective in blocking odors from smoke damage, sealing water stains, and preventing tannins and wood knots from bleeding through top coats.

How long does Sherwin Williams shellac primer take dry?

45 minutes
After priming, allow to dry 45 minutes, test a small area for bleeding by applying the topcoat before painting the entire project. If the stain bleeds through, apply a second coat of primer and allow to dry overnight and retest before topcoating.

What is shellac primer made from?

Kerria lacca
Shellac is a resinous product obtained from the secretion of the female “lac bug” (Kerria lacca) on trees, mostly in the forests of India and Thailand. The dry flake processed shellac is dissolved in ethanol to obtain liquid shellac, which is used as a brush-on colorant, food glaze, and wood finish.

What is a shellac based primer?

Shellac based primers (made by beetles and used to decorate the fingernails of women) are all designed for the same purpose. They adhere to problem surfaces and block out stains. You can use them as an adhesion primer for painting over old varnish, stain, plastic, existing oil-based paint, metal and ceramic tiles.

Is shellac primer alcohol based?

The original pigmented shellac, B-I-N stain-blocking primer… Zerolac® is an alcohol-based, fast drying, white pigmented shellac for interior priming/sealing and exterior spot priming.

What is white shellac?

Shellac-Based White Interior\Spot Exterior Primer and Sealer can be used in low temperatures and sticks to any surface without sanding. The primer seals stains from water, smoke and fire damage. It also stops bleeding knots and sap streaks.

What is white pigmented shellac?

A favorite for fire restoration work, White Pigmented Shellac Primer blocks stubborn stains caused by fires, floods and pets – as well as imbedded cooking and cigar smoke odors. It’s our highest performing primer for permanently sealing out the toughest stains and odors in one coat.

What is the difference between Zinsser BIN and Zinsser 123?

Zinseer Paints and their uses Coverstain has better coverage, BINs will stick to more, 123 is awesome for priming under water based top coats.

Can I use water based paint over Zinsser BIN?

Great for use on all interior surfaces & spot priming on exterior surfaces. It is formulated to seal, prime and block out stains on previously painted or new work. Any oil or latex paint can be applied over it.

Can I use water based paint over shellac primer?

The shellac does not have to be dewaxed if you plan to use oil-based paint. It does have to be dewaxed if you plan to use waterborne paint. All you have to do is soak a clean rag in denatured alcohol and rub it over the surface of the shellac.

Can you use water based paint over shellac primer?

What are disadvantages of using shellac?


  • Shellac is not very durable and is prone to damage.
  • This finish is not heat-resistant. As a precaution, avoid placing hot pans or objects on it.
  • Another drawback is that shellac is not water-resistant, hence unsuitable for areas such as kitchens or bathrooms.