Orange shellac flakes


Orange Shellac flakes is waxy shellac, the most versatile of all shellac is prized by furniture restorers for its golden brown colour. It is also the thinnest and fluffiest shellac flake in our shellac offering! It is used for restoring antique furniture and making certain temperature resistant sealers. It is used on bland woods such as maple to give a beautiful orange colour. Orange shellac is often used in combination with Platina Shellac Flakes and/or Blonde Shellac Flakes. Orange Shellac can also be used a as an effective sealer.

Guaranteed Quality when you buy from us. Our Shellac is stored in temperature controlled and dust free cool-rooms to maintain freshness, quality and shelf life.

Uses: Traditional French Polish, Adhesives, Sanding Sealer, Quick Drying Primer, Food coatings(Yes!).

Colour: Dark (<17 on the Gardner scale)

Shellac needs to be stored in a cool environment and out of sunlight. Once dissolved in 100% denatured alcohol(DAA), it needs to be used within 6 months for best results.

We stock the Shines Shellac Hardener to make shellac finish heat, moisture and alcohol resistant. This is the most popular and possibly the only shellac hardener used by renowned luthiers.

This website is the online retail shop of Shines Pty Ltd.

We currently ship in multiples of 250G and 1KG. Please contact us for bulk purchase of 25KG bags.

The recipes below are a guide which can be adjusted as per requirements.

French Polish

A 1-pound cut shellac is 453.6g of shellac powder dissolved in 3.79L of DAA.
A 2-pound cut shellac is 907.2g of shellac powder per 3.79L of DAA.

Knot Sealer & Stain Blocker

Dissolve around 500g of Shellac powder in 1L DAA.

Sanding Sealer

Dissolve around 100g of Shellac powder in 1L DAA.

Once dissolved, the solution need to be filtered through a paint strainer cone or similar filter to remove any debris.

Additional information

Weight 0.25 kg
Dimensions 60 × 30 × 40 cm
Item weight

250 grams, 1 kg


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