Tue, Nov 30, 2004, 11:44am (EST+5) snipped-for-privacy@TAKEOUTmindspring.com says:
Okay, now you've got me confused.
Ah, my job is done. LOL
Do you mean you don't transfer the pattern at all but rather glue down
the photocopy on the wood?
Well, you can use rubber cement, if you want to take the pattern up
again; but, yeah, I glue the pattern down. Usually. Sometimes I just
draw on the wood.
For a lot of the stuff I do that doesn't work worth a damn. Try carving
through a pattern like that and you'll see what I mean.
I have, it worked; but, for carving, I find sketching on the wood
But if that's not what you're doing, could you explain your technique to
For starters, I don't use rubber cement. Tried that once, and
considered it a real PITA to get off once I pulled the used pattern up.
Now I use Titebond II thinned half & half with water. Dry overnight and
itls like a top layer of wood. Took a bit to perfect the technique, but
it works great for me.
For me, your way would be a PITA. Workable, yes, but still a PITA.
My way might be workable for you, but a PITA for you. Different
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