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I just picked up a kit and am looking for a some place for lacquer, spray cans preferred. Canadian Tire/Home Depot selection is pretty dismal. I could probably be convinced to get an airbrush if small quantities can be bought - I don't need to buy a litre at a time. Clear is easy, Watco is available at Home Depot, colour is tricky.

I am thinking a vintage or off-white.

Any ideas?

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I just picked up a kit and am looking for a some place for lacquer, spray cans preferred. Canadian Tire/Home Depot selection is pretty dismal. I could probably be convinced to get an airbrush if small quantities can be bought - I don't need to buy a litre at a time. Clear is easy, Watco is available at Home Depot, colour is tricky.

I am thinking a vintage or off-white.





Any ideas?

Cheers.

I dont know if this helps but get in touch with forum member ZZtomato (Jerome) here in Ottawa.He has a business called Glebe Guitar center He may be able to help out. Best of luck.
 

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couple of thoughts

Maybe try calling a high end furniture restoring/refinishing shop,or cabinet maker,some might also sell products ,if not,then they probably know who does.

specialty wood supply company might know

and long shot...

I was a purchaser for a company a few years ago and picked up some specialty finishing products at a shop up on Industrial Ave.
Sorry can't recall the name,but if they are still there ,I would bet they could get what you want.
 

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I believe Richelieu is on Gladwin Cr, but you need a commercial account. May go a different route than coloured lacquer if it is too difficult to source.
 

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Most places won't or can't ship aerosols or liquids from the US. For the kit, so Reranch, Stewmac or the others are out. I got a a semi-hollow LP style kit from GTS Music (Port Hope). I wouldn't order much from the US these days with the exchange rate.
 

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I know my dad sources his paint, original Dulux colours etc, from autobody suppliers. As you said, clear lacquer is easy to obtain, though I think my dad sourced his nitro from a furniture refinishing shop. In both cases he uses an air gun though.

Tip: Olympic White becomes instantly "aged" and looks terrific with just a hint of amber in your top coat.
 
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