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Ageing your carving???
roadkutter
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Joined: Oct 08, 2002
Posts: 84
From: Vancouver, Canada
Posted: 2005-04-26 1:08 pm   Permalink

What are the different methods that people are using to give their carvings more depth and a bit of a aged look. I've seen flame and stains, is there anything else? Paints?

Wondering what would be the best method to bring out the woodgrain.


 
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Thanatos
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Joined: Jun 13, 2004
Posts: 318
From: Tampa Bay
Posted: 2005-04-26 1:41 pm   Permalink

I sand, blowtorch, sand and stain. A little paint in the eyes...

 
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Monkeyman
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Joined: Mar 04, 2003
Posts: 2368
From: Vista, CA
Posted: 2005-04-26 3:05 pm   Permalink

afteryou are finished let it sit outside on a few really sunny days.

 
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roadkutter
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Joined: Oct 08, 2002
Posts: 84
From: Vancouver, Canada
Posted: 2005-04-26 4:58 pm   Permalink

I'm waiting for someone to say... send it to me and when I give it back in 10 years...

Thanks for the input.


 
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