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Posted: Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 07:13 AM UTC
Hi there

Here are links to a couple of Features that help make child's play of the "black art" of wood finishes:

Wood Grain For Dummies!

Easy Woodgrain Effects

Wood Grain Demo

All the best

Rowan
Joel_W
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New York, United States
Joined: December 04, 2010
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Posted: Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 03:58 AM UTC
finally decided to read through all of Eric's wood grain tutorials. Simply outstanding, easy to follow, and I'm sure the results will produce a more then acceptable wood grain finish for 1st timers. I've used a much simplified process, and still got decent results. Looking forward to tying his full method.
Joel
Biggles2
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Quebec, Canada
Joined: January 01, 2004
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Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013 - 04:44 AM UTC
I tried Eric's method as it has the best looking effect. I used it on the wooden propeller blade on a Trumpeter Aerosan. On my first attempt it came out looking very good - it must be fool-proof . I highly recommend this method. If you're anal enough it also works well for wooden tool handles and rifle stocks (in 1/35).