Seems like that will do the trick. A transformer is pretty universal- brand differences may be small as long as it’s a reputable brand and the correct volatage.Most stuff I ordered online or got from Home Depot/Grocery store.
Yeah it plugs straight into a standard wall outlet! At least the one I got and linked does, maybe others will differ.
That would be a really unique look if you could make it work! Personally, I doubt it would work since the rock wouldn't absorb the conducting solution and the electricity might not have the power to make any visible mark on the rock. If you try it let me know how it works!
Those look SWEET! I love how your combining both methods on one piece, they really compliment each other well. Thanks for the heads-up, I might have to try it this summer! :D
Appreciate the kind words! Sorry for the delayed response- You're spot on. The insert came with the clips, which I took out, crimped down on the transformer leads, put a sleeve on, and then put back on the clips. They go by the name "Disconnect Terminals" (or more generally: terminals) and come in many different shapes and sizes. I do remember seeing sets of them at Home Depot. (https://www.homedepot.com/s/disconnect%2520terminals?NCNI-5)
Very cool!Thanks for adding your knowledge. Safety is the MOST important part of any project- thank you for continuing to emphasize this through your words and actions.
I'll defer to your expertise. I haven't heard of needing to do that before but you obviously know more than I do about working with cross-sections! I will add that what you say about the wood being "waxy" might prevent the solution from soaking in because its hydrophobic, which may hinder the burn. Like you said though, definitely try it with scrap and let us know- it will be good information for others to have. Thanks for the comment!
Barbara you are spot on- a common addition is some sort of colored resin or filler like you mentioned. I'd love to try that with a piece, I'll certainly show you if I do!
Sure thing! Can't wait to see how it looks. Make sure to practice on a scrap piece so you don't mess up the guitar :)
Charles,Great catch. It should say we need to make a conducting solution! I fixed that part, thanks.As for the demonstration, I didn't have any great videos that I took and found the process confusing when explained with words. I'll link a video and try to add some more explanation.I appreciate the feedback!!
That is so so cool, Trey. Make it happen captain is right! Be safe, have fun!!
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