|Forum topic by hairy||posted 11-27-2012 02:21 AM||1109 views||0 times favorited||8 replies|
11-27-2012 02:21 AM
I have a whitetail deer antler that I want to use in a jewelry stand. This is my first time with antler. I will use the complete antler. I have some questions.
Do I apply a finish to the antler? I think it might get scratched off in normal use of holding rings, bracelets, watches and necklaces.
My plan is to insert a dowel into the antler and attach the dowel to the walnut base. What kind of glue sticks to antler and wood? I made a jig to center a hole in the antler and locate a hole in the base.
I will lightly wash it with Dawn dishwashing detergent. Is that good? Any thing else to prep for use?
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