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Hey Crooked Stic! UPDATED

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Re: Hey Crooked Stic! UPDATED

Postby upnorth » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:50 am

To be exact I dyed the glue with black pigment.
http://www.uscomposites.com/pigments.html
I seal the tenon with fiberglass cloth and Micarta to avoid the wood from shrinking or swelling too much according to the moisture of the seasons.
And also to protect it from use.
It is a bit of extra work but I think that is worth doing it.

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Re: Hey Crooked Stic! UPDATED

Postby Crooked Stic » Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:48 am

That makes a nice clean look. This has been said here before but again shared info here is the best.
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