Yes, you can spray “brushing lacquer”–although depending on your gun, you will most likely want to thin it first with lacquer thinner. Keep in mind that spraying is not necessarily faster than brushing. You will have to spray more coats to equal a single brushed coat.Click to see full answer. Likewise, people ask, how do you apply Minwax clear brushing lacquer?Apply Minwax® Wood Finish™ stain or Minwax® Lacquer Sanding Sealer, if desired, following label directions. Shake the can of Minwax® Clear Brushing Lacquer vigorously for two minutes. Shake for 10 seconds occasionally during use. Protect adjacent areas from overspray.Subsequently, question is, can lacquer be sprayed? To spray lacquer, use aerosol cans if possible since they’re easier to work with and require less preparation. However, if you’re trying to cover a large area, you may want to use a spray gun instead. Then, apply several coats of lacquer to the wood, letting it dry and sanding it in between coats. Hereof, can you paint lacquer with a brush? Lacquer is available for application with either a brush or as a spray. However, it is not a good idea to try and brush on a spray-on lacquer application, as the spray versions are much quicker drying.Is lacquer more durable than polyurethane?Unlike the lacquer finish, polyurethane does not penetrate the wood. It only gives a surface coat that is durable. The other downside is that the oil-based one can leave a yellowish color on light wood products. Because of its thickness, polyurethane is rarely applied with the spray unless a thinner is added to it.