What Is the Difference between Lacquer and Varnish?

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The difference between varnish and lacquer is that lacquer can be tinted and opaque in appearance, contains plasticizing agents and are able to withstand exposure to chemicals while varnish products have a clear appearance, contains oil and cannot withstand exposure to chemicals. Oil in varnish contributes to the hardening, evaporation and drying process. These are both used as finishing products for different woodworking projects.
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