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It's Knot Shellac

Your Supreme Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner

About the Product

All the benefits of Shellac but it's "Knot". It's "Knot" Shellac minimizes grain raise, blocks tannins, and provides an overall even, non-blotchy coverage for stain as a pre-stain conditioner. It penetrates & seals wood grain fibers, creating a waterproof barrier that can be used on bare wood as well as under paints and top coats.


  • Beautiful Results, Every Time – Minimizes grain raise and prevents blotchiness, resulting in more even and consistent coverage for the stain.

  • Easy On Wood – Versatile and can be used on bare wood as well as under paints and top coats to achieve the desired finish. Acts as a stain-blocking and tannin-blocking sealer, creating a clear waterproof barrier and protecting the integrity of the wood.

  • Easy On You – Our Easy-to-use, non-toxic, water-based formula can be brushed or sprayed, making the application process convenient for both professionals and DIYers.

  • CrystaLac® Clear – Does not yellow or amber over time, ensuring long-lasting and vibrant results on any wooden surface.


  1. Environment: Apply in an environment between 68-75ºF.

  2. Preparation: Sand bare wood with 220 grit sandpaper.

  3. Application: Apply one coat of It’s Knot Shellac and allow to dry. Lightly scuff-sand to remove any raised grain fibers. Apply an additional 1-2 coats to seal wood and provide an excellent surface that is ready to paint or topcoat.

  4. Dry Time: Allow 1-2 hours of drying time between coats.

It’s “Knot” Shellac can be used in place of a primer for sealing stains and blocking tannins.

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