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Cork Burning
Posted by: Brandon Smith (---.midco.net)
Date: October 18, 2018 08:40PM

Has anyone done any cork burning on handles? Just wondering what it all entails, how difficult, what you need, if there is a finish you have to put on afterward. Also, if there is a company that does it for people? Any help is appreciated.

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Re: Cork Burning
Posted by: Donald La Mar (---)
Date: October 18, 2018 09:22PM


I've done it twice - simple Greek letters alpha and omega. Was straight forward using the burning pen I used for decoys long ago. No finish required but might be a good idea depending on size and location of the burnt figures.

Maybe Custom Fly Grips to the left?

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Re: Cork Burning
Posted by: Justin Carlson (---.64-179-164.vastbb.net)
Date: October 18, 2018 09:45PM

I picked up a cheep laser engraver on @#$%&. Plug it into the computer and burn your image on your handle. You can do letters too. Just make sure you have some spare handles around to test on.

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Re: Cork Burning
Posted by: brian rossi (---.hsd1.ca.comcast.net)
Date: October 18, 2018 09:58PM

I just did my first one the other day, Its pretty straightforward. The problem I had was that the cork filler didn't really burn so I was left with some light spots in the design. Not sure if others had the same experience?

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