Thanks. Yes, there is a flame and spider handle too. I can post them in a few minutes if you like.
I am looking at different finishes. What I would really like is a matte crystal clear finish. Shiny is nice, but gets obnoxious, especially since it shows every stinking bubble, hair, scratch--
I had gotten some acrylic matte finish thinking that It would be nice to have soap and water clean up. No. It's not durable enough. I have a Menards here with every kind of finish imaginable, but money is tight right now, so I have to work with what I have until I sell a whip.
I was going to ask you, Efren, if you had any ideas on this. I know you have schooling in finishing technique. Basically, am I doing the sanding in between layers right? And, how many layers do I do before it gets to be too thick? The compass rose is not embedded in anything, so it is raised in 3 layers off the surface of the base wood. Tiny little bits that could peel up if its not finished thick enough and protected.
I'm also throwing caution to the wind and tea staining the teal paracord so it is aged like the handle. I'll do a test piece before I commit completely.
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