Filling gaps with ground Stones

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Forum topic by canadiangent posted 02-20-2011 10:36 PM 1429 views 1 time favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-20-2011 10:36 PM

I recently attended a Craft show in Florida and the wood turners were filling some voids what seemed like ground semi-precious stone. If so how is that done and where can I order some ?

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#1 posted 02-21-2011 01:50 AM

Maybe a product called Inlace.

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#3 posted 02-21-2011 08:23 PM

There are quite a few sources out there for ground materials. You can pretty much use anything you want, mixed with epoxy, to create interesting gap-filling material.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 02-21-2011 08:35 PM

What Charlie said, including used dried coffee grounds, money(both paper & coins), Copper/Brass filings, fingernail clippings. Well, biomedical may not be a good idea. :) Get creative. For one guy’s creativity, google for “Poop pen”, seriously.

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#5 posted 02-21-2011 10:45 PM

My one penny contribution: the nice guys at Cook Woods also have ground stones for inlay, plus a very decent inventory of dream lumber. And again, as Charlie said, epoxy is usually the way to go to inlay ground material.

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#6 posted 02-22-2011 06:16 AM

This is quickly becoming my favorite “Wood Site” Thanks for the bang on info . jim

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