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post #1 of 4 Old 12-06-2011, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
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Christmas ornaments

Made a couple of ornaments. Had some issues with staining the balls. I wanted a red "christmas-like" colour on them and bought some red staining powder (to be mixed in alcohol). Luckily I tried it on some scrap pieces and it turned out real ugly, a very sharp red colour. I had some left over stain in a chestnut colour so I started to mixing them and trying on scrap pieces. After a while I got a colour I liked and I think they turned out quite nice.

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Those are fantastic! The color is perfect and the style is like something from a fancy gift shop. Well done!

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post #3 of 4 Old 12-06-2011, 03:48 PM
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those are really nice and i like the red ball alot
well done
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Wow man. Those are awesome. You've really set the bar high for me to work toward. Fantastic work buddy. Just fantastic.

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