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by Craig Leslie
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: does size matter ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1822

Re: does size matter ?

thank you once again pat....I will follow up on your suggestions and try to post some pictures of the " new and improved " chip pattern :D
by Craig Leslie
Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: does size matter ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1822

Re: does size matter ?

thank you pat....I regard your opinions on glue chipping very highly and value your advice very much...after reading this I think I might be guilty of applying the glue too thickly....I will give your suggestions a go and see what happens....regards....ctaig leslie
by Craig Leslie
Sat Jun 03, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: does size matter ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1822

Re: does size matter ?

thank you mike...I appreciate any and all advice or information that is given....I know that if I persevere then one day I will gain some understanding ... if it will help I will try and post some pictures....regards... craig
by Craig Leslie
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: does size matter ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1822

does size matter ?

hello to everyone.....I have recently started glue chipping and reverse gilding and thanks to the advice given to me from the kind members of this forum I have started to achieve some very satisfying results on larger areas of glass but I have tried three times to chip some letters that have a strok...
by Craig Leslie
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: glue chip drying
Replies: 9
Views: 1974

Re: glue chip drying

thanks to everyone who took the time to pass on their knowledge and advice...as a result of following the tips that were passed on I am now achieving consistent and exquisitely beautiful chip patterns....if I was kind of addicted before I'm totally addicted now :D
by Craig Leslie
Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: glue chip drying
Replies: 9
Views: 1974

Re: glue chip drying

thank you dan...I appreciate everyones help on this...the advice given is warmly received :D
by Craig Leslie
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: glue chip drying
Replies: 9
Views: 1974

Re: glue chip drying

Thanks again pat...you have just answered something that has been puzzling me.."when i get a successful chip happening why i dont get the same 'tight' chip pattern happening that i see in the pics on this forum"...i think i am guilty of not leaving the glue to cure naturally for long enough before '...
by Craig Leslie
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: glue chip drying
Replies: 9
Views: 1974

Re: glue chip drying

Thank you for the advice pat...just to clarify ...my sixteenth to one eighth thickness is wet....after drying it shrinks to a thickness much less than that....in all honesty i have only been following the instructions that i have been reading on this forum and on the site where i purchased the glue....
by Craig Leslie
Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: glue chip drying
Replies: 9
Views: 1974

glue chip drying

hello everyone...I have recently started glue chipping and have purchased my glue from letterhead sign supplies...it has been mixed in the correct water to glue ratio and applied to the glass at around a sixteenth to an eighth of an inch in thickness..i allow it to dry naturally for between 12 to 18...