Box on my porch!

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Re: Box on my porch!

#166 Post by Carpdaddy » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:08 pm

Lol; You one kind feller there Jason.
And Graps; I don't use it on wood, but it does well on glass. I love Oil on wood also.

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Re: Box on my porch!

#167 Post by Captainkirk » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:55 pm

Carpdaddy wrote:Only the limbs close to the riser.
OK, you know that "Tire Shine" you spray on your tires to make 'em look black and shiny?
Silicone.
And the reason they tell you not to spray motorcycle or bicycle tires?
Because it "creeps".
More than one biker has been sprawled all over the road despite his caution to keep the tread area dry and untreated, because while the bike is sitting, the Tire Shine is not. It's moving down to the untreated areas, making it slippery as banana peels.
Same concept here.
You might try covering the limb surfaces with painter's tape until the riser is dry, then remove it and spray the limbs separate.
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Re: Box on my porch!

#168 Post by Longtrad » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:34 pm

I always see folks say to spray the limbs, why not just rub it on the limbs same as the riser? A tru oil finish sure is pretty.

Are you rubbing the tru oil/ armor all until it dries or just wiping it smooth and letting it dry?

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Re: Box on my porch!

#169 Post by Carpdaddy » Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:18 am

I stopped using the Armor All, the last three coats are Tru Oil only. The Armor All does work but it had a little different appearance in the wood. I'm thinking it was my mistake from spraying the Armor All first. But I stopped it anyway. I was rubbing it until it became too tacky, didn't take long when using both. Why would a feller get in a hurry after working on something this long? Because that's me! :oops:

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Re: Box on my porch!

#170 Post by Carpdaddy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:56 am

Very busy day yesterday but I did manage to get out for a short time; twice. I re-sanded, cleaned well, and re-sprayed one limb each time.
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#171 Post by Carpdaddy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:57 am

This time I sprayed it with this stuff..
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#172 Post by Carpdaddy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:00 am

Then late last night I went out and stuck some Velcro material in for a rest and sideplate. I will try and get some better pictures today of the finished bow.
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#173 Post by Captainkirk » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:51 am

Duh...how did you get that chair to stick to the wall? :roll: :shock:
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#174 Post by Carpdaddy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:08 am

FINISHED!! Now to teach it to climb trees.
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#175 Post by Carpdaddy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:09 am

Don't ask me why some pictures tip over on their side when I post them???
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#176 Post by Carpdaddy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:12 am

Now for the first shot with a finished bow. I'm going to put a lot of faith in it here. Recon I kin thread an arrow through there?
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#177 Post by Carpdaddy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:14 am

Hard not to get distracted by the tree. Not great but it could have been much worse!
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#178 Post by Captainkirk » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:06 pm

Robin Hood!
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#179 Post by Carpdaddy » Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:55 am

This newly finished bow is itching to go hunting, I got to slip out somehow! Revival got me busy this week!

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Re: Box on my porch!

#180 Post by Shadowhntr » Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:03 pm

I LOVE that bow Tony! Now.....the last 3 bows you've made, has caused several of your forum neighbors to covet. :lol: If so... I believe that's sin :?:
You got to quit making us non bow makers
want these things like this! I think its passed time, for you to put a couple up on the market????? Lol! Teasing ya Tony!

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