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  • Had to play inside today

    My back was not user friendly today and never even made it to the shop.
    I stayed in and painted a few ornaments I wasn't planning to paint.
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    May the wind at you back .....
    Not be from Lunch.

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  • #2
    "It's begining to look alot like Christmas", Great job oily! Don
    Don

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    • #3
      Well done for not wanting to do it Bro.
      "Still Montana Mike"

      "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
      Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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      • #4
        I really love it when Christmas has Red, White and Green

        I have a bunch of questions

        Are these with Baltic Birch?

        Are you sealing before painting?

        What kind of paint are you using?

        Thanks

        Don
        Don McFarland ​Member - Durham Woodworking Club http://www.durhamwoodworkingclub.com/

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        • #5
          You paint very nicely. You one talented guy.
          Pacifism is great, as long as everyone is participating.



          StephenD


          The Southern Arizona Woodturners Association
          Desert Woodcrafters
          Grandpa for the 7 most amazing children.

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          • #6
            They look great painted.
            Dan H

            I would rather be friendly to a stranger than be a stranger to my friends.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Don in Brooklin On View Post
              I really love it when Christmas has Red, White and Green

              I have a bunch of questions

              Are these with Baltic Birch?

              Are you sealing before painting?

              What kind of paint are you using?

              Thanks


              Don
              Don, These are all 1/8" BB but I often use whatever scrap fits the purpose.
              The paint is the cheapest brand Michael's carries about a buck a bottle and if you join their on line site you can usually print a good discount coupon..
              If you are going to stain do it first and give them a quick shot of shellac or clear acrylic and the paint covers much better.
              Be sure and have plenty of helpers.
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              May the wind at you back .....
              Not be from Lunch.

              Don't take life too seriously; No one gets out alive.

              Beauty is in the eye of the BEERHOLDER

              Visit My Gallery

              Oily's Gallery

              http://www.picturetrail.com/oily11

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              • #8
                I would rather make "little rocks out of big rocks" than paint Oily. Looks good.

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                • #9
                  So you spray your projects before trying to paint them? I'm new, but never tried that before.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by kcscroller View Post
                    So you spray your projects before trying to paint them? I'm new, but never tried that before.
                    It stops the wood from sucking the water from the water based paint letting them level a little better and less second coating.
                    The only time I use paint is on ornaments and toys.
                    Ornaments I only paint one side and give them a final coat or two of clear acrylic.
                    May the wind at you back .....
                    Not be from Lunch.

                    Don't take life too seriously; No one gets out alive.

                    Beauty is in the eye of the BEERHOLDER

                    Visit My Gallery

                    Oily's Gallery

                    http://www.picturetrail.com/oily11

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Danny View Post
                      I would rather make "little rocks out of big rocks" than paint Oily. Looks good.
                      It ain't bad. It's better than basket weaving down at the home.
                      May the wind at you back .....
                      Not be from Lunch.

                      Don't take life too seriously; No one gets out alive.

                      Beauty is in the eye of the BEERHOLDER

                      Visit My Gallery

                      Oily's Gallery

                      http://www.picturetrail.com/oily11

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                      • #12
                        Hey Rob, your painting level is good! You've done a very nice job on the santa's!
                        The little helpers are very tired I guess, was it before or after they helped you? ...lol
                        Sorry to hear you aren't very well at the moment... big hug!
                        Frieke
                        www.friewoodart.webs.com

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                        Don't let the pain of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.

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