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Offline Michael Cox

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First CA Finish
« on: December 14, 2015, 04:55:38 PM »

First CA finish

Offline RVivian

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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2015, 06:26:20 PM »
Pretty dog gone nice finish.
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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2015, 07:15:38 PM »
Looks really good. I see you got some on your hand. If you ever get your fingers stuck acetone will release them.

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Offline Michael Cox

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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2015, 07:37:18 PM »
Thanks. Yea I figured out real quick to try and not get it on your hands lol

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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2015, 09:15:08 PM »
That looks MUCH better then my first attempt. Nice job!
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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2015, 12:25:45 PM »
    looks very good to me.........ken

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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2016, 01:18:15 AM »
looks great, hope my first run comes out that nice. 
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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2016, 12:26:32 PM »
CA is a really nice finish. I use it a lot on my pens.

Offline DanNolen

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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2016, 05:41:21 PM »
Great job for your first CA finish application!
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Offline Michael @ RK Custom Calls

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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2016, 11:30:34 AM »
Good work Michael!  Looks alot better than mine have been turning out!  How many coats did you apply?  When you applied them, did you continue rubbing with the towel?

I saw a YouTube video where the guy kept rubbing and it got dull, and then shined up again after 30 seconds or so.  I haven't had any luck doing this.  I get the most shine when I wipe it on once and cover the call, and then just stop.  I also soak in Teak Oil first, but I can't imagine that would mess with the CA.  I usually let it dry for a couple days before doing CA; maybe it's still wet?

Any insight from you or anyone else would be helpful!  Looks awesome for a first run!

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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2017, 03:27:23 AM »
i tired a CA finish, came out ok on birds eye maple, but horrible on cocobolo...  not sure if i used right kind of glue.. i bought Gorilla super glue, the one with brush or drop applicator.  seems like it turned white on the cocobolo.

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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2017, 08:44:43 AM »
i tired a CA finish, came out ok on birds eye maple, but horrible on cocobolo...  not sure if i used right kind of glue.. i bought Gorilla super glue, the one with brush or drop applicator.  seems like it turned white on the cocobolo.

I've heard bad things about that Gorilla Glue stuff..  I can't remember the name of the stuff I use off hand, but it's just thin CA from a woodworking website.  I'll try to look when I get home tonight and get back to you.  I also started using BLO to help the CA set faster and it gives it a nice shine.
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Re: First CA Finish
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2017, 02:43:23 AM »
Hey all sorry I haven't responded to in a while I see some one asked a few questions on how I do my ca finish. This link is exactly how I went about doing it.