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|Clean candle holder with alcohol (to remove all oils, and
so clay will adhere.)
Cut thin slices off the top of the Mokume Gane block using the Tissue Blade.
|Apply slices directly to candle holder|
|Continue applying slices until candle holder is completely covered. Use your fingertips to gently stretch the clay as you apply it. You may overlap slices, where necessary.|
|Look through inside of holder for small spaces. Fill any gaps or spaces with bits of Mokume Gane|
|Roll candle holder on your work surface to smooth.|
|Trim any excess clay from top and bottom of holder.|
|Place into a cold oven. Turn oven to 275
degrees. Once the oven has reached proper temperature, bake the candle
holder for approximately 45 minutes. Let cool in oven.
When cool, wet sand using Medium sanding sponge. Sand again using fine sponge, then using superfine sponge. Finish by polishing w/ finishing pad or 00 steel wool.
Buff using soft cloth, chamois, or your jeans.
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