Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Ebonizing Wood - Popular Woodworking Magazine

Ebonizing Wood - Popular Woodworking Magazine: an steel wood. I get about the same staining results from either, but rust solids build up in the pores from the rusted version. Any iron source will likely work, but the fine filaments of steel wool dissolve faster than anything else I have tried. I just wash a fresh pad of #0000 steel wool in soap and hot water to remove the oil and shove it into a plastic quart bottle of Heinz white vinegar. I don’t know why, but I have had better luck with the Heinz brand. It can take a week or more for the steel wool to disso