Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Gold Leaf To Carvings

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Gold Leaf To Carvings

    Hi everyone,
    I have never done this so I need some direction. I would like to apply gold leaf to some carvings. The application is carving to be placed onto the sides of miniature circus wagons. These were the very ornate
    parade wagons from years past. Thanks in advance.

    Tony

  • #2
    Re: Gold Leaf To Carvings

    Gold leafing is easy, Most important part, make sure base area is smooth. I use a under coating of sign paint because it is glossy. Than put the sizing on allow it to dry, Use a very soft brush to lift the gold leaf up, place it gently on the surface. When finished, rub with a cotton ball to polish it. I get my supplies from D.i.c.k Blick online. If you search the web you should find some info on gold leafing. Have Fun!
    Visit Easton, Md's Waterfowl Festival November 8th 9th and 10th.

    Comment

    Unconfigured Ad Widget

    Collapse

    Latest Topics

    Collapse

    • Sandy Oaks
      Reply to Eagle
      by Sandy Oaks
      I agree, a beautiful piece and wonderful cutting. Years ago, my father had Alzheimer. The last six months we had him in the VA center in St. Cloud MN. His wood work shop is still in MN. I could not take it down to TN....
      Today, 12:00 PM
    • Rolf
      Reply to Spiral Blades - Tips & Tricks?
      by Rolf
      I have been using spiral a lot more lately Thanks to Charles Hand stunning designs. I have used them of and on since I started scrolling.
      They were a real challenge on my Old Delta SS350. cutting straight in and out was easy, trying to cut details going sideways was the problem because of the...
      Today, 09:16 AM
    • Jimern
      Reply to Spiral Blades - Tips & Tricks?
      by Jimern
      The best tip I have with spirals is to cut straight lines backwards. instead of pushing the work piece into the blade, pull it toward you. Seems to allow for better control on straight lines (most other lines too)
      Today, 05:27 AM
    • Linda In Phoenix
      Reply to Mexican Covid19 Vaccination logo - my version :)
      by Linda In Phoenix
      Go Wylie Coyote!!!
      Yesterday, 09:19 PM
    • will8989
      Reply to My lucky day!
      by will8989
      🍷🍷MD is a cluster mess. Getting the vaccine is fast. Getting the appointment is another story altogether. The county executive makes the rules for their own county. State says 65+ the jerk that runs this county says no, 75+ then puts a whole bunch of people on a priority list. But, there are state...
      Yesterday, 09:18 PM
    Working...
    X