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Forum topic by nate22 posted 240 days ago 486 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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nate22

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240 days ago

I am going to make coasters and boxes. Besides burning how could I put designs on the boxes and coasters. Any ideas will be helpful.

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DKV

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#1 posted 240 days ago

Decals, just like your model airplane days. :-)

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 240 days ago

Laminate different contrasting wood, turn patterns in and do some hand carving to spruce them up!!

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Jim Finn

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#3 posted 239 days ago

I have used Decoupage to put images on wood and it works well where a lot of detail is required, like small lettering. I print my own image on tissue paper and apply it with lacquer. Much like a home made decal. Another way I decorate wood is to use the “Double Bevel Inlay” method. I now decorate small boxes with this inlay process.

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shipwright

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#4 posted 239 days ago

Marquetry and / or parquetry are my favourites.

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#5 posted 239 days ago

Well I was going to suggest Jim Finns method, decoupage, but he beat me to it. Only another alternative to tissue paper is using photo paper.

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