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278616 Kirk Eppler 2024‑07‑02 Re: Stanley maroon?
That should have been lacquer THINNER to remove paint, not japanning.

KE

On Mon, Jul 1, 2024 at 2:49 PM Kirk Eppler via groups.io  wrote:

> 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.
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> Kirk in Half Moon Bay, CA
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> 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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