Minor brush repair - worn shellac

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Pauldog
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Minor brush repair - worn shellac

Post by Pauldog » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:08 pm

I have a wooden brush where the finish is wearing off in a few small spots. Is there something simple I can do to restore it, preferably low or no maintenance? It's not an expensive brush, so my fallback is to do nothing or buy a new one, maybe with a resin handle to avoid such problems. But I hate to throw out something that still works fine.

Would a few dabs of clear coat hobby paint do the trick?

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Re: Minor brush repair - worn shellac

Post by CMur12 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:47 pm

Paul, I have used clear nail polish and it worked very well (it looked fine and it stopped further chipping of the existing finish).

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