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Ash Peppermill

Discussion in 'Turning Critique Forum' started by Graybeard, Oct 30, 2017.

  1. Graybeard

    Graybeard Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    First attempt at dying ash. The red is artisan from Craft Supply and the black is gesso from Michael's. Finish is several coats of Minn wax satin poly.

    Comments and suggestions welcome.
     
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  2. duncsuss

    duncsuss Trying to turn a little better each day Full Member

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    Looks great!

    As an experiment, if you have any left over ash, perhaps try doing the black gesso treatment, let it dry, then sand it back. It might leave the open grain stained black and let you apply the red dye over it, to make a much higher contrast on the grain.
     
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    DKMD Sawbones Staff Member Administrator Global Moderator Full Member

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    Looks good! If I was really not picking, the junction between the head and the body might look better if the head was a little larger at the bottom... to avoid the little step that is there.

    Love the vibrant color and contrast!
     
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    whathesaidI was going to say almost the exact same reply!!
     
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