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Dan Hawkes
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Hey folks,Β 

I'm thinking of giving faux binding a do on a current build.Β 

I've done a bit of research and I'm looking for any advice from those with experience.

My plan is to

  • sand body up to 320. Leaving the top edge sharp.
  • Use shellac sanding sealer to seal sides of the cap (sycamore in this case) and then tape the rest of the sides for belt and braces.
  • Stain the top using spirit stains (I'm using the blood of ghosts😉)
  • Once dry, sand a chamfer around the cap edge (revealing the unsustained cap) and the sides.

I'm going to do a test on some scrap, but as I'm an idiot any experience welcome!

Cheers

Dan


   
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Go for it Dan and let us know how you get on. You can be the guinea pig. 😁Β 

🙏🎶🙂🎸

πŸ—οΈ "Life's what you make it"πŸ—οΈ


   
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Dan Hawkes
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Cheers @russ 😅

I think it was planned as part of the fabled finishing course Mark was working on.

Don't think I'll be able to provide mark's level of detail and if you don't hear anything, I've likely cocked it up.


   
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