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hey guys..

..while joking around with some knive-building-tests over the last days and trying to colorize blades in different ways, i put some natural wood into vinegar for fun, and it came out very nice.. a blue-grey tint which goes trough to the core and brings out the grain..

left it in vinegar for about 12 hours..
no additional treatment so far..

smelled like fish, but after washing & covering with linseed oil, it´s bearable..:D

..don´t know how it changes over time, but it looks damn cool so far!





cheers,
fabi
 

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Cool. Let me know how it wears.
 

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Um, Fabi? I think your slingshot is, like, um... blue. And that's okay, man, you know, blue is like kinda kewl for a fish. Tuna is blue when it still has its skin and stuff. So this could, you know, be a tuna fork. Or a tuning fork? Can it tune a piano and tuna fish? Um... Where was I?

-Wild Bill
 

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Um, Fabi? I think your slingshot is, like, um... blue. And that's okay, man, you know, blue is like kinda kewl for a fish. Tuna is blue when it still has its skin and stuff. So this could, you know, be a tuna fork. Or a tuning fork? Can it tune a piano and tuna fish? Um... Where was I?

-Wild Bill


..i think, you´re as blue as tuna by the moment :p

..in germany, being blue means "totally wasted" :D

..cheers!
 

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..i think, you´re as blue as tuna by the moment :p

..in germany, being blue means "totally wasted" :D

..cheers!
Actually, I knew that. I'm glad you got the joke. Cheers!

-Wild Bill
 

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I think for the superior sort of fork it should be cask-aged balsamic vinegar from the Umbrian region.
 

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What kind of wood was this?
 

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If you add steel wool, a little used coffee grounds to the vinegar and let it sit for roughly 12 hours you will get a fairly nice "Barnwood effect" After 12 hours the mixture will go to a rust color though, so you have to watch it careful.
 

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I wouldn't ver think of that! It looks great too, Maybe it'll look good on a knife handle???
 

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Its oak
The same result with iron
 

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Iron nails with oak stuff and water
 

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you should try a stress test do a scrap part of that wood then put it in a clap with the strongest band set you shoot with and see how it holds up when you pull back on the bands.
 
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