Re: [SCA-Archery] Oil on the shafts
- I read where some of the oils tend to stay soft unless they are
processed further, (polymerized), driers. A recipe I used years ago on
flooring called for 1/3 linseed oil, 1/3 turpentine and 1/3 vinegar. I
also read where horse urine was substituted for the vinegar.
On Monday, November 25, 2002, at 06:46 PM, Simon Hondy wrote:
> I do use a dip tube, and I do like to dip about 8 to 10 inches of the
> end of the shaft in Bohning's super clear first, once that is dry a
> steel wooling and a dip or two in white makes it look very nice. Then
> glue on nocks and points, and finally apply the 'recipe'. I found a
> smoother finish by using the clear, then the white paint. I have not
> crested, but if I did I would crest over an area I had clear dipped or
> dipped first. Besides the cresting helps cover up the little
> at the edge of the paint.
> I do not treat the rest of the shaft with any stains or anything other
> the recipe.
> Simon Hondy
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "gary" <mosquito@...>
> Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 4:46 PM
>> But do you seal first, before you paint?
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