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A simple cup of Cocobolo with 24K gold leaf inside. Lathezilla provided the rose engine work. The outside is finished with 30-40 coats of CA glue. Looks like glass. I did this in 4 sizes for a gallery display.
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#1 posted 06-20-2010 03:48 AM
Thirty to forty coats of CA!!!!! I’m impressed.
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#2 posted 06-20-2010 04:05 AM
interesting piece well done
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#3 posted 06-20-2010 04:38 AM
impressive workbut a few more pictures wooooood be niceso we can see it from other angles and the finished
thank´s for sharing
Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)
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#4 posted 06-20-2010 10:41 PM
How do you finish with CA? I never heard of using that. It looks beautiful!
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
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#5 posted 06-21-2010 05:48 PM
Interesting piece. I’ve done CA finishes on pens, but not on larger(non-lathe) projects. Could you elaborate on how you apply it?
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#6 posted 06-21-2010 08:09 PM
I put the piece on a “deadman” to hold it for finishing. I then applied the CA with a wadded piece of toilet tissue. (do not use cotton cloth or cotton balls) Using super thin CA, make a swirling motion around the piece. One drop at a time. After 4-5 applications, wet sand with 400 0r 600 grits. dry well and do it again. Be sure to dry it well or you will be in for a surprise.
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