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How To Etch and Apply Patina To Mokume Gane, with Phillip Baldwin
In this video from Rio Grande, Phillip Baldwin, founder of Shining Wave Metals, shows you how to etch mokume gane and how to apply a color and finish that beautifully highlights this patterned metal.
Last edited: 3/13/2019
In this video from Rio Grande, Phillip Baldwin, founder of Shining Wave Metals, shows you how to to etch mokume gane to achieve beautiful textures and then how to apply a color and finish that beautifully highlights this intricately patterned metal. Tips and tricks to help ensure the desired professional result are also featured.