If the cover is cloth, use ammonia and water instead of shellac before putting on the label.
This casing was separated from the pattern and given a coat of shellac on the inside.
The shellac is melted in an iron vessel, and the ultramarine added and stirred to incorporate the parts.
Such cement is prepared by a solution of shellac in Ammonia.
Clean your brush in wood-alcohol before putting it away, and keep the shellac bottle tightly corked.
When dry coat with shellac, tie together and they are ready for use.
shellac is soluble in alcohol, and in many acids and alkalies.
Several coats of shellac or of varnish might be put on instead of wax.
Fasten the oak pieces in place and give the whole exterior a very thin coat of shellac.
Stain the wood any dark color and apply a very thin coat of shellac.
To defeat decisively; trounce; clobber: The Giants were shellacked again Monday
[1930+ Sports; perhaps fr the use of shellac as a finish]