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by alan johnson
Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:56 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 1-Shot size ?!
Replies: 2
Views: 1048

1-Shot size ?!

:?: I have heard that 1-Shot gold size has been reformulated. Without going into a big rant, I tried a new can and found it unsatisfactory. Does any one know how to identify a new can from the old stuff, is there a code that indicates when it was manufactured. Has any one found a fast drying size th...
by alan johnson
Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 1-Shot size ?!
Replies: 1
Views: 736

1-Shot size ?!

:?: I have heard that 1-Shot gold size has been reformulated. Without going into a big rant, I tried a new can and found it unsatisfactory. Does any one know how to identify a new can from the old stuff, is there a code that indicates when it was manufactured. Has any one found a fast drying size th...
by alan johnson
Sun Jul 18, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass Signs (Showcase your work here!)
Replies: 93
Views: 36011

Re: Glass Signs

DAVE SMITH wrote:2000 letterheads Stockport. Blue lead Mirror silvering and angel gilding,23crt gold.
Great to see this again, has it been that long ago?
by alan johnson
Sun Aug 16, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Photos from Readers
Replies: 8
Views: 11071

Re: NEW!: POSTING PHOTOS on this new Forum

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by alan johnson
Sun Mar 20, 2005 6:14 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Just A Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Hi Mike stop having so much fun will ya?
by alan johnson
Sat Mar 19, 2005 5:34 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Why we don't particularly like doing vehicle lettering
Replies: 6
Views: 1765

I love doing vehicles! I don't do signs because when you come down from the leader the boss just left and no one can give you a check. I have the keyes to the vehicle ,No check no keyes! But I am known to be like"the lettering- striping nazi," NO striping for you, NEXT! I simply have the customer dr...
by alan johnson
Sat Mar 19, 2005 5:19 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: The History of the Airbrush...
Replies: 4
Views: 1884

I was under the impression that one of the Stanley Bros. of Stanley steamer fame was the or one of the first to invent the airbrush. AJ
by alan johnson
Wed Feb 23, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What Pounce Powder Do You Use?
Replies: 6
Views: 2851

Hi Doug, I use Hansee wht. powder or charcoal powder in an ole sock tied in a knot. And a fine tooth wheel never had a electro pounce , but then I don't have to worry when the power goes out either :lol: Keep warm.
by alan johnson
Sat Feb 19, 2005 5:32 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Etching Update
Replies: 3
Views: 1505

Ray, and as soon as we get the hang of these skills, we can't see what we're doing. But what a great job we have doing creative and diverse work, and sometimes we even get paid! :lol:
by alan johnson
Thu Feb 17, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Alan Johnson.....Hardner in your size?????
Replies: 10
Views: 3449

Yes, you're all right ! Sorry I did'nt respond till now, I've been on a coast to coast road trip for the past 6 weeks. But Joe,you know me,I don't wait well! " Maintain " AJ :roll:
by alan johnson
Mon Dec 27, 2004 8:23 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Where sould I field test experimental gild?
Replies: 9
Views: 3481

:wink: Hey Joe, There is still room on the south facing side of the barn-studio next to the clear over gold leaf test panel. you will recognize it as most of the clears have peeled.
by alan johnson
Thu Oct 07, 2004 6:45 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: M,A,N!
Replies: 4
Views: 2522

Hi Jeff , A friend told me to look at a dollar bill if you're unsure of the thick and thin thing. Of course you have a buck. :wink: AJ
by alan johnson
Fri Jul 09, 2004 8:15 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Oneshot over mahogany finished with Sikkens "Cetol"
Replies: 3
Views: 2666

I use it also over gold leaf with a few drops of hardener. don't you just love the old wooden boats?