LumberJocks

my first attempt at a blo and ca finish

  • Advertise with us
Project by aldente posted 1785 days ago 1001 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I work for woodcraft, so I have seen many pens done with a ca and blo finish. I had to try it myself. It was easier then I thought it would be. This is where I found the info. http://www.youtube.com/user/williamoyoung.

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa





7 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

109331 posts in 2079 days


#1 posted 1785 days ago

It’s a winner looks great

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View PurpLev's profile

PurpLev

8473 posts in 2150 days


#2 posted 1785 days ago

looks great. how does it feel? hard finish? or does it have some of the wood softness?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

View dustbunny's profile

dustbunny

1149 posts in 1797 days


#3 posted 1785 days ago

Is that amboyna burl? It’s gorgeous, nice sheen !! I’ve seen two different videos using CA and BLO alternating, which goes on as a first coat and last coat? Each video was different.

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

View aldente's profile

aldente

175 posts in 1916 days


#4 posted 1785 days ago

it’s a very hard and durable finish. As for the type of wood, I don’t remember what it is called. It was given to me by one of my customers and don’t recall what he called it. I do know that it is not amboyna burl. It does start with an A tho.

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa

View timkilroy's profile

timkilroy

4 posts in 1808 days


#5 posted 1783 days ago

This is GORGEOUS!

View aldente's profile

aldente

175 posts in 1916 days


#6 posted 1782 days ago

I asked the guy who gave me the wood. It’s an azialla burl (don’t know if I spelled it correct or not).

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa

View darryl's profile

darryl

1792 posts in 2828 days


#7 posted 1782 days ago

I was hesitant about using a BLO/CA finish at first (was mostly afraid of gluing my fingers together!) but now that I’ve gotten into it, I wouldn’t use anything else.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase