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Old 08-10-2012, 06:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Hi All,

A slimline (well as slim as I like to make a slimline) pen in spalted beech.

I tried to finish in CA as I've read good things on here about the results, but wound up sanding back and friction polishing in the end.

Anyone got some advice on how to CA finish a wooden pen?

Thanks,

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Old 08-10-2012, 07:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Don't be afraid to use CA, I use more than most at a time. I use a paper towel folded up laying on top of a post it note. using to little amount causes more problems than to much to me.
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Old 08-11-2012, 05:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
 
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Guess this is the most recent: http://content.penturners.org/librar.../donwardca.pdf

You can also get some results by using YouTube:
CA finish - YouTube



Nothing wrong with a good friction polish, or even a few coats of BLO. After all, a wooden pen is supposed to be wood. Did you end up with enough spalting in that piece after turning it down to "SlimLine" size?




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