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278615 Kirk Eppler 2024‑07‑01 Re: Stanley maroon?
Might be an easy test, Japanning is a bear to remove, paint should come off
with lacquer.  I think Japanning might just lose its gloss.

Kirk in Half Moon Bay, CA

On Mon, Jul 1, 2024 at 1:36 PM John Ruth  wrote:

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> My question about the Cordovan-colored Stanley planes is:
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> "Is the Cordovan color a _true_ "japanning", or is it just a paint ?"
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> I've found truth in the Porch wisdom that black Krylon spray paint is
> almost indistinguishable from true Stanley black japanning.
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Kirk Eppler in Half Moon Bay, CA 

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