Adventures with Wax

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Blog series by Mr. E updated 04-12-2014 03:59 AM 2 parts 4153 reads 7 comments total

Part 1: Wood Butter (What you got in your box?)

03-31-2014 05:31 AM by Mr. E | 5 comments »

I recently made my first grease box. I’m sure it won’t be the last version of it, but it’s a start. I’m not alone in the “Could’a, should’a, would’a” thoughts as a project comes to a close. Size, shape, wood choice, overall design, etc. You have to start somewhere before you get it right. The next decision…What to put in it? Wood butter, spoon oil, grease, paste, wax, whatever you want to call it. Something must go in there...

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Part 2: Time lapse - Melting Wax

04-12-2014 03:59 AM by Mr. E | 2 comments »

My second grease box was a gift to a friend. He’s an avid fly fisherman and said he could use the wax for “dubbing”. Sweet, yet another use for the beloved grease box. I will have to look into this use and find some recipes. Any ideas or leads? I made a short video of filling his box with wax… I tried messing around with my smartphone and making a time lapse of the wax melting. I will try and load a better quality video later. Only cell service at the time....

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