Re: Blue-Black Cyanotype & Luster

From: Jack Brubaker ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/05/05-02:21:43 PM Z
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Judy, Weren't many of the old varnishes alcohol based. I remember reading
about violin varnishes that were basically tears of a gum called
"dragonsblood" dissolved in "spirits of wine".


> From: Judy Seigel <>
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> Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2005 22:53:44 -0400 (EDT)
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> Subject: Re: Blue-Black Cyanotype & Luster
> And the only
> thing I'm (virtually) certain of is that Soehnee is -- either plain
> shellac, or shellac with some other stuff. That's also because I came
> across a couple of references to diluting it with alcohol -- and I don't
> know what other varnish alcohol dilutes...
Received on Wed Oct 5 14:22:14 2005

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