Camel Bone

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Camel Bone

Post by thom » Wed May 22, 2019 9:45 pm

I assume Camel Bone starts out white. How do you color it? I am not going to do it, but I just bought a Walt's in Camel. Could it be stained?
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Re: Camel Bone

Post by Bill DeShivs » Wed May 22, 2019 11:06 pm

Bone can be stained any color.
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Re: Camel Bone

Post by rock-n-roll$$$$$$ » Thu May 23, 2019 11:44 am

I was given some camel bone some time ago,I did get the scales right,however as I was drilling it man did that stuff STINK!

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Re: Camel Bone

Post by thom » Thu May 23, 2019 8:59 pm

Good to know

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Re: Camel Bone

Post by sammy the blade » Thu May 23, 2019 11:30 pm

Just what did it smell like, inquiring minds want to know.

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Re: Camel Bone

Post by JimBrown257 » Fri May 24, 2019 10:54 am

It's not so much that it stinks as you are terribly aware that the smell is from grinding bone dust. You can't help reflect on your own mortality when you work with bone.

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Re: Camel Bone

Post by rock-n-roll$$$$$$ » Fri May 24, 2019 12:28 pm

Jim,Sammy,when I was working on the scales, it was outside,and it smells like burning hair,P FN U!.

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Re: Camel Bone

Post by JimBrown257 » Fri May 24, 2019 2:29 pm

Are you sure it was bone? Horn and stag/antlers are made of keratin which is the same stuff as hair so sanding it smells just like burning hair.

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Re: Camel Bone

Post by rock-n-roll$$$$$$ » Sat May 25, 2019 11:14 am

Jim,yes it was camel bone.

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