View Full Version : Adding color?

Nicole Hernandez
11-15-2008, 1:35 PM
Of course I am always looking for something new, and while I was browsing around for inspiration....

I saw something of interest, and perhaps one you know what I am talking about.

It said they wood was lasered and then a "powdered coloring" was added to the wood and then the wood was re-lasered to set the paint.

What I saw had nice rich colors, just wondering what the powdered coloring would be and want to know if any of you have experimented with this.

Frank Corker
11-15-2008, 1:54 PM
Nichole I'm sure I have read somewhere where this was tried but the results weren't so great.

Bill Cunningham
11-15-2008, 4:44 PM
Have a look at this thread...

Jay Beller
12-04-2008, 2:10 PM
I've found that the Laserdarc powders work fine for spot colors, but messy to work with. I keep work on a foil cookie tray while loading the powder and cleaning the excess. Make sure to store the foil tray in a plastic bag afterwards - that powder goes everywhere.