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macrob
From: Ireland
Posts: 47
Here it is.

5/8 Curdts Nachf in beech scales ( it didn't came with original scales).Scales finished with Shellac and CA.








Regards.
Maciek.
2011-10-29 21:50
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Emmanuel Giannoulakis (Emmanuel)
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From: Greece
Posts: 942
Nice,nice,nice Maciek. I don't know this kind of wood. At first glance i thought is olive oil tree root(lupo).I suspect you use CA as pores filling primer and then shellac. As best shellac quality i suggest Luna or Astra ,for me resists more to humidity.Another stellar material instead shellac
is <True oil> suitable for the gun stocks,very easy to find in USA and Canada and bright if you like the brightness.
Nice work my friend.
Best regards
Emmanuel
Emmanuel Giannoulakis
from Athens Greece
2011-10-29 23:13
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macrob
From: Ireland
Posts: 47
Thank you Emmanuel.
Actually i put three or four coats of shellac and then about 6 coats of CA. The wood is a spalted beech. Here is a picture of it used as a background.

I used Shellac for a first time on razor scales and i like the result.

I'm trying to set a bevel on that razor with my coticule and i'm in the half way. I really enjoy of honing on coticules and i'm regreting that i not bought one before.:) It gives so good results.
2011-10-29 23:35
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Emmanuel Giannoulakis (Emmanuel)
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From: Greece
Posts: 942
If you don't like a coarser stone to set the bevel ,hone on slurry again and again ( making fresh slurry from time to time).Once the razor shaves well your arm hair continue on normal dilucot process.
Good luck and i am sure that if you have the skill to perform works like here ,is so easy to hone a razor on a coticule.
Best regards
Emmanuel
Emmanuel Giannoulakis
from Athens Greece
2011-10-29 23:51
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macrob
From: Ireland
Posts: 47
Thanks Emmanuel.
I'm doing exactly as you described. I used two layers of tape and bevel is quite narrow. The middle of the edge is shaving hair. Now i'm performing rolling x stroke to hone toe and heel. I'm still learning of my stone. It is like complete new world to discover.:)
2011-10-30 00:05