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  • cicijay commented on CabinetDoorGuys's instructable Image Transfer to Wood1 year ago
    Image Transfer to Wood

    Thanks for putting this tutorial together, I wouldn't have tried it if I hadn't seen it otherwise! The steps work great, though I did have to use some different materials in the end.Bought some freezer paper to do this, but I got lots of smudge lines out of my printer, though annoyingly the bottom was fine just most of the top part had lines through it. Printed it on paper just to make sure it wasn't the printer and it wasn't.I ended up using some acetate (I pulled off the see-through front cover of a presentation/brochure that I had lying around) and it printed perfectly. I didn't handle it properly and I did smudge it a little bit: I'd spent so much time on it at this point I just went with it, but would have been just as easy to wipe it down and print again.I actually had several goe...

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    Thanks for putting this tutorial together, I wouldn't have tried it if I hadn't seen it otherwise! The steps work great, though I did have to use some different materials in the end.Bought some freezer paper to do this, but I got lots of smudge lines out of my printer, though annoyingly the bottom was fine just most of the top part had lines through it. Printed it on paper just to make sure it wasn't the printer and it wasn't.I ended up using some acetate (I pulled off the see-through front cover of a presentation/brochure that I had lying around) and it printed perfectly. I didn't handle it properly and I did smudge it a little bit: I'd spent so much time on it at this point I just went with it, but would have been just as easy to wipe it down and print again.I actually had several goes at the transfer, having tried it a few times with the freezer paper. When it didn't work, I just went and sanded my block of wood until I got rid of the image.I used clear nail varnish for the clear coat, seems to be ok so far.

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