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Blog entry by Diggerjacks posted 1184 days ago 926 reads 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello

Roger want to know how I colorize my pens with natural colors ( Flowers or another plant with her leaf)
The wood is ready and me too

Go to woodturning and colorize the wood !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

For this pen I use some leafs of a plant in my garden ( You can use petals flowers also)

After colorize the wood I use some wood chips to polish the color and after I use a varnish

You can combinate differents leafs and differents petals flowers to make your personnal colors

Thanks for looking
Comments welcome

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit



7 comments so far

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stevengaletodd

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#1 posted 1184 days ago

Very cool idea, I like!

-- Steven - "Good enough for who it's for!"

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Bricofleur

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#2 posted 1184 days ago

Clever. I also like the idea. Where in the world did you get this idea? From you wife? reason why you make some many projects for her? :-)

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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lanwater

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#3 posted 1184 days ago

That’s a clever idea indeed!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Diggerjacks

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#4 posted 1184 days ago

Hello

To Serge : this idea is a constat

When you fall down on the grass your trousers are green, No ????

I make a lot of projects for my wife because she like them ( My first public) !!!!!!!

Thanks for looking and for the comments

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Roger

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#5 posted 946 days ago

very awesome Digger. I’ll have to try this…

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Diggerjacks

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#6 posted 945 days ago

Hello Roger

The idea seem cool but in the time the colors are attenuated

I must work differently but how ? I probely put a first layer of filler wood ….

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Bricofleur

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#7 posted 945 days ago

Jack, I think it would be a good idea to seal the wood first, as you mentioned, then add the color, and finally seal the whole project with some kind of lacquer. Sounds logical.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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