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From: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon11/17/16 2:30 AM 
To: sunni (sunnisan)  (2 of 8) 
 71359.2 in reply to 71359.1 

I'd likely use an epoxy or gorilla glue because that is what I have on hand. Love to hear (and see) what you are making! One of the many projects on my vast list is an address plaque for the front porch...so I also would like to know what others have used.

Susan

 
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From: gilladian11/19/16 2:54 PM 
To: sunni (sunnisan)  (3 of 8) 
 71359.3 in reply to 71359.1 
I would use white caulk, such as is used for applying ceramic tiles to the wall.
 

 
From: sunni (sunnisan)11/30/16 10:04 PM 
To: All  (4 of 8) 
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Thank you, ladies!!! I'm on my second run after trying to mount tiles too large for the curvature of the branch. Sharp edges sticking out made the cane quite prickly. So I'm cutting them all MUCH tinier ad nauseum. I will DEFINITELY post once I get past all the downsizing of the tiles.

 

 
From: Ladyartist053/9/17 10:05 AM 
To: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon unread  (5 of 8) 
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Good to know as this is on my project list as well.

 

 
From: Ladyartist053/9/17 10:06 AM 
To: sunni (sunnisan)  (6 of 8) 
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I am curious if you got this item mounted outside and if so how it is holding up?  Sun, winter weather etc?  Thanks, as I want to put one outside too.

 

 
From: sunni (sunnisan)4/17/17 7:00 PM 
To: Ladyartist05  (7 of 8) 
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i came to a halt on the cane. haven't touched it since I posted. It will be an all weather thing so after gluing it'll need to be sealed with marine grade water-based varathane. I'm fully confident the color will be maintained indefinitely.

back in 98/99 kelly robinson or mia (i think. i've slept since then.) did an experiment with Premo! clay. she made some "rocks" in different colors, used several different sealers and tossed them into her fishpond for a year. Some colors faded a wee bit, others didn't and the marine grade varathane was the winner.

 

 
From: Ladyartist054/19/17 12:25 PM 
To: sunni (sunnisan) unread  (8 of 8) 
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Thanks.   I like varathane too.  I don't really know if  mine is considered marine grade as a friend just gave me some in a container and I never saw the original can.

 

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