[WWI] Darkening bamboo struts

Crawford Neil Neil.Crawford at volvo.com
Tue Oct 17 08:46:45 EDT 2017

I finished the wing-floats for the FBA, and am about to continue with prop and struts. I want to get all the wooden bits done so that I can french polish them all, at the same time.

I plan to make struts from bamboo for strength, but they were dark, so I will need to stain them somehow, any ideas for an easy way of staining them.

Or I could make them easily from mahogany model ship deck-planking, that might be strong enough anyway, it's what I used to do.

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