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Topic: The Walking Dead Rick Grimes woodburning  (Read 2051 times)
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« on: October 21, 2012 10:34:56 AM »

I finished my swap package and can't mail it out until the post office opens Monday so I went though all my craft supplies and found a wood burner that I've had for well over ten years and never used before. Had some scrap wood on the back porch so I decided to give it a go. I tweaked an image from the comic series and then transferred it to the wood with carbon paper. I only had one slanted tip that kept working it's way loose, so it was a lot harder to do that what I originally thought. I had a hard time getting the ink off the wood though. I got most of it off with alcohol, but then sprayed a bleach spray on the hard parts - which of course lightened the wood. I didn't have any stain so I just wiped it down with a used tea bag. The more I look at it, the more I see that can be fixed, but the more I like it!

I do love me some Rick!
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« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2012 01:38:17 PM »

Bobbysgirl, that is great, while I don't watch the show, the image is very nice. I've got a wood burner around here that I've never used either. This is an inspiration to give it a go.

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« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2012 10:37:31 AM »

ah love this!

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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2012 05:54:56 PM »

Wow, this is great! Very nice. I love TWD!

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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2013 11:59:05 AM »

I think you did a terrific job...love the comic and the show and Talking Dead...thanks for sharing your tea bag technique! Cheesy

« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2013 09:50:22 AM »

very cool!

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