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  • Geirfold
    A bee swax/linseed paste will give it a nice finish and give the pine a slight yellowish hue.
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 12, 2012
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      A bee'swax/linseed paste will give it a nice finish and give the pine a slight yellowish hue.

      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, Avery Austringer <avery1415@...> wrote:
      >
      > So I have some pine boxes that I cranked out a while back that are sort of done
      > using the joinery of the Mastermyr find though the boxes are built to different
      > scales. These have been sitting around my shop for a while collecting dust and I
      > think it's high time I put a finish on them and find them a home. Now, normally,
      > I like to work in white oak, apply linseed oil and then bathe in the radiance
      > thus produced but I'm thinking pine isn't quite going to have the same effect.
      > I'd also briefly considered slathering them down with milk paint but that isn't
      > exactly exciting me either, though if someone has a really solid documentation
      > for some appealing color from some time between 1000 and 1200 AD, I might be OK
      > with that.
      >
      > Any clever advice out there?
      >
      > Avery
      >
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