Ed Pretty November 4th Demo

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Ed will give a two hour “Colouring Wood” demo.  The demonstration will cover: 

  • surface preparation
  • use of wood-compatible dyes
  • ebonizing
  • bleaching
  • fuming
  • liming – using both traditional lime wax and acrylic paint
  • and faux painting techniques. 

Ed’s dye technique involves the use of only the primary colours – red, blue and yellow – and black.  He will show how these colours are applied to a piece separately rather than premixing to achieve spectacular effects on figured wood.  He will show how bleaching can be used to change the outcome or be used on its own.  And he will discuss different ways of ebonizing or darkening wood by applying an ebonizing fluid and fuming with ammonia.

Check out some of Ed’s colorful work in his website gallery.

Everyone is welcome to attend, including non-members.  The demo will start at 7 PM US Eastern Time on November 4th, 2020. Ed will open the meeting at approximately 6 PM for Meet & Greet and audio/video testing.

We are requesting $5 for FSW or DelVal Members, and $10 for Non-Members.

After you submit your payment, you will automatically receive an email with the Zoom ID link and password.  Save that email!  You will need the link and password to join the meeting. If you do not receive or lose the email, please check your spam folder.  If you still can’t find it, contact Joe Nestlerode or Tom Sloan.


Ed Pretty Demo – FSW / DelVal Member Price ($5)

FSW / DelVal Member Price
FSW / DelVal Member Price
Ed Pretty Nov 4th Demo - Choose this option if you're an FSW or DelVal Member...
$5.00

Ed Pretty Demo – Non-Member Price ($10)

Non-Member Price
Non-Member Price
Ed Pretty Nov 4th Demo - Please choose this option if you are NOT an FSW or DelVal Member...
$10.00