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Resin fill on knife handles

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Blog entry by gko posted 07-06-2013 04:48 PM 1014 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Anyone know how they fill the wooden knife handles with resin? Tung oil? Varnish? Is it soaked for a long time then wiped off?

-- Wood Menehune, Honolulu



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#1 posted 07-06-2013 05:25 PM

That process is called “stabilizing wood” and is often done with polyurethane and a vacuum.

Google it you’ll find a lot of information

Syn

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#2 posted 07-06-2013 05:47 PM

There’s a wood stabilizer product in this month’s Woodcraft flyer, in case you’re interested

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#3 posted 07-07-2013 05:00 PM

Ok, thanks guys. Took a look at some of the articles on stabilizing wood and might try some without vacuum. One of the items at WC was on a product that could be used without a vacuum. Most liked Minwax wood hardener which I might experiment with since I have that. Used it on a bit of wood rot on my window sill. Also had some vacuums and pots for sale Amazon if I wanted to step it up.

Mahalo

-- Wood Menehune, Honolulu

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