Monthly Archives: March 2015

Wax polish

A while ago, I bought some micro-crystalline wax from Chestnut. It works well, and gives a very nice smooth finish, but it doesn’t go hard, and surfaces are easily scratched, and then it can be a bit of a mission … Continue reading

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Proper tools are not a luxury

The predecessor to Bleeding Forest was an ever small hollow form, from the same material. Initial hollowing went fine with just a bowl gouge, but then I wanted to get the shoulder thinned down, so that it wouldn’t look odd … Continue reading

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The trouble with gold is …

… that in my case it comes out of a (cheapish) spray can, cuz I can’t afford the real thing. I bought myself two spray cans, one with silver, the other with gold, and thought, let’s see what we can … Continue reading

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