DAMMAR GUM

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Dammar gum is a resin secreted by a tree in the Indonesian Islands.
It has been used since the 19th century in painting for the manufacture of varnishes and painting mediums. It produces a natural, transparent, satin-to-gloss finish. Used as an adjuvant in oil paint and wax, it is diluted in the essence of turpentine.

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7,42 €

  • pot de 400 g
  • jar of 1kg

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Despite the greatest care taken in color reproduction, they may differ from the actual colors of the product for technical reasons

 
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Manufacture of varnishes for wood and painting :
Grind 200 g of Dammar gum. Let the gum infuse for a few days in 1/2 litre of turpentine. Filter. We obtain 700 ml of natural varnish to cover about 7 m².

Oil Painting :
Mix 1/2 volume of linseed oil + 1/4 volume of turpentine + 1/4 volume of Dammar varnish (see above) - add the grinded pigments.

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DAMMAR GUM
Dammar gum is a resin secreted by a tree in the Indonesian Islands.
It has been used since the 19th century in painting for the manufacture of varnishes and painting mediums. It produces a natural, transparent, satin-to-gloss finish. Used as an adjuvant in oil paint and wax, it is diluted in the essence of turpentine.

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