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While its strength makes it great for removing permanent marker and tough stains from metal surfaces, it is not a good mix for wood surfaces. 99 $22.31 $22.31. Even without any at all. Methylated spirits, also known as denatured alcohol, is a commonly used cleaning product. why bother with Methys when you can just go straight for IPA. He had just read in a book that it was the best solvent to use with shellac. Make sure you have both in a sealed container, I use a bit jar with a lid, they both are pungent (even though I’m one of the few who likes the dettol smell), both evaporate and meths or isopropyl alcohol are flammable. What I hadn’t taken into account was that everything I’d read on line was about stripping modern acrylics from minis, not enamels! Free Shipping by Amazon. FREE Shipping. Tried methylated spirits, not as good as dettol as stripping but you don’t get the sticky residue. 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