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Old 03-04-2013, 09:08 PM
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Question Acid etching using parafin?

Has anyone used paraffin as a resist for acid etching?
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:31 PM
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To put on initials, yes. Works the same as nail polish.

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I use spray enamel, but I guess paraffin would work. Try it on a test piece or two first.


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