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Re: Lucite

I use 527 jewelry glue, but other glues will work. Rubber cement is good on leather too. I cut the leather just enough larger than the cabochon for the row
floyfreestyle
Aug 2, 2013
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444

Re: Cabochons

Thanks! I have some wood that I got a neighbor to slice (black walnut, birch, pecan, oak). I use them as centers in some of my baskets. I drill holes around
Debbie White
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Lucite

 Morning Donna My hubby owns a machine shop and he uses some sort of clear glue that will hold an elephant.   We have a bar on the truck that has a plastic
vera ruiz
Aug 2, 2013
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442

Cabochons

Cabs or cabochons are slices of stone , wood, etc polished and finished to use in jewery, buckles etc.
judyintex
Aug 2, 2013
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441

Re: Lucite

Thanks I will try that. I have some leather scraps on hand.
Judy Byrne
Aug 2, 2013
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440

Re: Lucite

What kind of glue do you use? I have yet to find an adhesive that will work to keep the cabochon in place on the leather. The cabochon is either too rigid or
Donna G
Aug 2, 2013
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439

Re: Lucite

I ditto that! Sent from my iPad
Debbie
Aug 2, 2013
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438

Re: Lucite

... Just glue to leather and sew through the leather. I do my cabochons like that for baskets.
floyfreestyle
Aug 1, 2013
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437

Re: Lucite

Could you kindly explain what " cabs" are ?
joseph schrock
Aug 1, 2013
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436

Lucite

I am looking for insructions on how to mount cabs onto lucite. I have petrfied palm stump that comes fom my husband's family ranch. I had pieces of it cut
judyintex
Aug 1, 2013
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435

Re: pine needle basketry

Hi Kaye, You've been at the crafts a long time for sure.  I had to quit like I said due to my hands, but also because I had retinal detachment on one eye and
vera ruiz
Aug 1, 2013
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434

Re: pine needle basketry

I found the site and the baskets are very unusual for sure. One has an open mouth fish.  Some people are really talented. Vera
vera ruiz
Aug 1, 2013
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433

Re: collected pineneedles

... I wish I could just go out and colledt pine needles I have to buy them by the lb. My prices would be a lot more reasonale also
stoutklinda
Jul 31, 2013
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pine needle basketry

Hello Annie and Vera, It has been so long since I have heard from this group that I had forgotten I belonged.  I am 79 years old and have been making pine
Kaye Burlason
Jul 31, 2013
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431

Re: Baskets and Gourds

Hi Linda, I look forward to the photos. Haven't gone through the entire photo sections yet.   Thanks for writing. vera   ________________________________
vera ruiz
Jul 31, 2013
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