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08-02-2010 06:10 AM

Topic tags/keywords: epoxy finishing

I was turning a piece of Rimu from New Zealand and I decided to make a design with Paua shells embedded in epoxy resin. I poured the epoxy with hardener and it was quite clear. As it dried, it had small “crack-like” scratch marks. Does anyone have a suggestion on how to make it smooth and polished?

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#1 posted 08-02-2010 01:28 PM

You could try dripping a small amount of Cyanoacrylate glue over the cracks and buff or lightly sand it smooth.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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