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Tool Tote for Tyler - #4: Tool Tote progress to 2012!

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Blog entry by Joe Lyddon posted 05-16-2012 01:08 AM 3979 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finally figured out how to get the Blackened Epoxy applied without messing up surrounding wood.

I applied shellac very carefully around all of the Text letters and taped it off.

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Blackened Epoxy applied…

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-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"



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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 05-17-2012 12:35 AM

I forgot to mention that I blackened the Epoxy with about 1/4 teaspoon of TransFast Black powder dye.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#2 posted 05-17-2012 01:00 AM

Great tip!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#3 posted 05-17-2012 01:08 AM

I tested the procedure on a test piece from the carving step…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 05-17-2012 01:36 AM

Joe it was done very well.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#5 posted 05-17-2012 03:36 AM

Thank you… it took me a LONG time to finally figure it out! LOL

... besides, I’m trying to clean my shop out… I won’t have to store this project anymore! LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#6 posted 11-28-2014 11:23 PM

That is one nice tote Joe, very classic looking. I made one when I was young and it served me well. Thanks for the tip on how to blacken epoxy!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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