[WWI] laminating propellors

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Wed Apr 25 11:22:03 EDT 2007

Andy, Neil,
    I use fine-grained thin (1/64") veneer instead of ply, using wood-glue
to laminate them.
I also apply light coats of thin CA during the shaving, sanding process.
The coats are applied whenevr the un-ca'd portions get exposed during the
For the final stages, I do not apply any CA.
This is very effective in  preventing splintering.
    The problem with the CA though is that, if any lis eft over in the final
stage, the varnish  coat can become splotchy.

On 4/25/07, Andy Bannister <a.bann at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> > I have used white glue quite successfully; dilute it and
> > mixed with talcom powder it makes and excellent wood filler
> Not really looking for a filler here - that would defeat the purpose of
> carving wooden props! Just some sort of thin clear resin that would soak
> in
> and strengthen the wood.
> Andy

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