Re: [NTLK] anti-glare removal? - how many chemists are on this list anyway??

From: Woody Smith (
Date: Thu Nov 04 2004 - 20:06:31 PST

I am not a chemist but I am a chemical user. My 9 to 5 is repairing,
restoring or conserving antique wooden objects. I also repair damaged
finishes and refinish if needed on more modern furniture.


On Nov 4, 2004, at 11:48 AM, Jim Witte wrote:

>> Nail polish remover is usually some ketone often acetone but it
>> doesn't
>> need to be very strong because acetone is a primary solvent for
>> nitrocellulose lacquer. Nail polish has a number of resins that make
>> it hard but I believe that most are nitrocellulose lacquer based.
> Not to change the subject (for too long anyway), but how many
> chemists do we have on this list anyway :) ? Does Newtons Around the
> World have any kind of 'owner info' part?
> Jim

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