Re: Shellac Finishes
- "You" meaning woodworkers in general, not you/Logan. ;)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jeff Johnson"
> If you have problems with the weather resistance of your creations
> when using a linseed/resin finish, the issue is likely to be the
> selection of wood being inappropriate to the environment.
> --- In email@example.com, "logan" <logan@> wrote:
> > would oiling or waxing a loom not work? oiling i could see as an
> issue if
> > something like tung or linseed would perhaps stain the material being
> > worked. wax should not, i would think. im guessing either one
> would cause
> > less friction with the material being worked. im curious as ive had a
> > commission or two for a loom recently.
> > regards
> > logan
> > "I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought
> it was
> > hell."
> > Harry S Truman
> > "If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his
> > vengeance need not be feared"
> > Niccolo Machiavelli
> > www.ebonwoulfe. com <http://www.ebonwoulfe.com/>
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Michael Houghton
> > Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 6:25 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Shellac Finishes
> > Howdy!
> > On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Bill McNutt <mcnutt@
> > <mailto:mcnutt%40pobox.com> > wrote:
> > > Herveus,
> > > So what documentation do you have for linseed oil as a 12th century
> > finish?
> > >
> > I don't have any, but I'm also not trying to make 12th century
> artifacts. My
> > woodworking is mostly making looms. The inkle looms make no pretense
> > of being SCA period artifacts. The card looms are similar to band
> > depicted on the covers of a couple of early 16th c German modelbooks.modern.
> > The latter, I believe (without evidence) use construction techniques
> > consistent with medieval woodworking, but I make no specific claims to
> > that end, nor do I present them as medieval artifacts. Their job is
> to be
> > a useful tool for making narrow wares while not being glaringly
> > yours,
> > Herveus
> > --
> > Michael Houghton | Herveus d'Ormonde
> > herveus@ <mailto:herveus%40gmail.com> | White Wolf and the Phoenix
> > Bowie, MD, USA | Tablet and Inkle bands, and other stuff
> > | http://whitewolfandphoenix.com