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Blog entry by Izzy Swan posted 09-11-2013 11:34 PM 5023 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In response to a request, I made a short video about a simple method I use to close and repair screw holes and small dents in furniture or accents I am working on.. the video attached is a quick demo on using steam to repair small damaged areas .. thanks for checking it out.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjqWa1hpspI&feature=share&list=UUO39zTYpvWL5jx2q15Ma_Hw

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking



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#1 posted 09-12-2013 12:40 AM

Very useful in deed

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#2 posted 09-12-2013 03:16 AM

I was wondering how you closed the screw holes but a fellow LJer already asked. That is really cool. Thanks for sharing the video

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#3 posted 09-12-2013 04:16 AM

Good job Izzy… :)

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#4 posted 09-12-2013 05:04 PM

Another neat trick you can do with steam. If you have a rivet setter for making “domed” rivets you can use it to punch the background of a relied carving or picture frame etc. Make sure the wood gets well depressed. Then really sand it down. After sanding apply plenty of steam and the domed wood you depressed will raise above the sanded wood giving you a nice “pebbled” result.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#5 posted 09-17-2013 12:36 PM

Good stuff Izz

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#6 posted 09-11-2016 07:33 AM

That would be Hugh Jackman and I see the resemblence !! even 3 years later

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