Last updated: January 18, 2018

What Does Lacquer Mean?

A lacquer is a clear wood coating finish that dries via solvent evaporation. It is used to produce a hard finish that can be polished to exude varying degrees of sheen.


Corrosionpedia Explains Lacquer

A lacquers is used to generate an extremely shiny and glossy finish to a wood surface that is otherwise difficult to obtain via the use of varnishes, shellac or other finishing substances. It is highly durable yet may scratch over time due to excessive contact. It should always be applied with a high-volume sprayer and in a well-ventilated area.


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