January 30, 2011

February 1, 2011 Marblizing Demonstration and Club Meeting 6:30 pm

Vern Cockayne, Demostrator
and Member -Waxhaw Woodturners
This sent by Vern Cockayne on the Demo for Tuesday Evening February 1.
I want to show people the basic steps in marblizing wood. Its a process of
floating paints on a size, making designs in the paint and then immersing
your turned wood object into this mess. It will pick up the design you made
in the floating paints. Marblizing is not something new, Its been around for
hundreds of years. It was first used to color fabric and paper.
I will show how to color wooden eggs that I turn.

The first part of the demo will be showing how I turn wooden eggs with a jig
and templates that I make.

I'll have handouts for all of the above.

-Vern Cockayne


Ths sounds very interesting and creative. Looking forward to seeing it, except this member happens to be in Florida. Sure hope I can see the video.....! I have seen this done with fabrics and it is very interesting. All kinds of designs are possible with lots of flair added. The hand dyed fabric seels for lots of money. So maybe someone can take up this method and bring it to it's next level and make lots of sales with it. Wouldn't that be neat.

Be there before 6:30 pm if possible. A very short Club meeting followed by the Dem, and then our famous Raffle with $25 Gift Certificate from The Woodcraft Store in Matthews.

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