By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more

Gilded vase

All Topics | Latest Posts

Search for:  in Thread Title in  
Doug09/03/2011 20:53:07
avatar
3415 forum posts
35 photos
Posted by Ron Davis on 09/03/2011 19:40:43:
Baz, I have not seen an acrylic in anything but black spray. My vase was done with artists acrylic brushed on, I used a sueds brush as did Dave, and to make sure blew the dust out with an airline
 
Ron

Sorry missed your post earlier.

I`ve just been reading about using an airline to remove dust, it was recommended to do so before applying any finish on any turned piece, so preventing any contaminants on the surface damaging the piece as the finish is applied.
 
 
 
I`ll give that a try Derek, sounds not only interesting but also cheap.
 
 
baz

Simon Reeves10/03/2011 13:10:28
avatar
622 forum posts
227 photos
Very nice Baz - subtle enhancement of the grain with the wax. Also agree with George about overdoing it with the colour - it might as well be acrylic. Dave's bowl shows a good example of how it should be done I think. You can still see all the grain and character of the wood.
 
Simon
Doug10/03/2011 14:32:19
avatar
3415 forum posts
35 photos
Thanks Simon.
 
I on the look out now for some brown Oak to see what the gild wax would look like on un-coloured wood.
 
 
Cheers.
 
 
Baz
Dave Atkinson10/03/2011 14:38:56
avatar
672 forum posts
115 photos
Thanks for the comments guys. I;m going to give the vinegar a try as well.
 
Cheers Dave
Derek Lane10/03/2011 14:50:33
avatar
Moderator
3219 forum posts
1004 photos
Just reread my post apply the vinegar with a cloth or something similar and not the wire wool leave that in the jar
Also try it on a practice piece first

All Topics | Latest Posts

Please login to post a reply.

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of The Woodworker & Good Woodworking? Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist!

Find The Woodworker & Good Woodworking 

Support Our Partners
Felder UK April 2016
Wood Workers Workshop
Triton
Transwave 2017
Peter Sefton IMPROVE FAST LONG
Robert Sorby
Marriott & Co
Craft Supplies
Tormek
D B Keighley
Turners Tool Box
D&M Tools
Chippendale
Subscription Offers

Subscribe to<br />    The Woodworker Magazine and receive a FREE gift

Contact Us

We're always happy to hear from you, so feel free to get in touch!

Click here to find who to contact