Friday, August 12, 2011

Next Step

After the dye settled in and dried, I took some Clear-Lac and applied it to the tags to include the interior areas.  When the lacquer dried, I took some antique paste and applied it to the carving area.  When the paste dried, I wiped the residue off and buffed it lightly.

3 comments:

  1. I love this tooling! What did you use as a backgrounder?

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  2. A Craft Japan bargrounder. Later, I dyed it with Fiebing's Lt. Brown spirit dye.

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  3. Cool! Dig the info and projects you're doing! Just getting into the whole leather thing so checking your blog is helping me understand a lot! Thanks for the knowledge!

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