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chuck geiger

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Making Dead Ties (used ones)
« on: September 20, 2023, 06:35:45 PM »
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Balsa/Bass 1/16th cut to tie length and soaked in one part water and one part "Pavement" Apple Barrel paint.



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Re: Making Dead Ties (used ones)
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2023, 09:24:16 PM »
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Chuck,
I think you nailed the look.  Very nice.
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Re: Making Dead Ties (used ones)
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2023, 10:19:29 AM »
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Most def!

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Re: Making Dead Ties (used ones)
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2023, 03:56:42 PM »
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The real trick is to mixup bass/balsa. Soak in a thin mix of black/water, then soak in a heavier mix. Thanks boys.
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