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How to make it shine like a mirror

There is nothing pretty about this step. Except the slow, and I do mean slow, reveal of your beautiful creation. Nothing fancy just get started. I recommend starting with 40 grit sandpaper, followed by 80 and 120,240,400,800.This will result in an amazingly clear look. Pro Tip: If you have the time and the means to, or already have lots of sandpaper and sanding pads. I have done a  800, 1000, 2000, 3000, 5000, 8000 progression before and maybe it was just my mind playing tricks on me, but it looked phenomenal.

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How to stabilize the wood?

Dry the wood!  The number one thing keeping you from stabilizing better is wet wood. Listen, I get it. Why do you think I am going to great lengths to convince you of this point? I’m doing my best to speak from experience, and help you avoid all the mistakes I made. Okay, so you think you are hearing me now. That’s good! You know you need dry wood, but how? Now you are asking the right questions. With a heart full of commitment to dry the wood no matter how long it takes. Let’s begin. You are going to need an oven of some kind. At Carved, we have graduated from the recommended starter toaster oven. But believe me,...

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Waterproof test after improving wood stability

The inability to prevent damp deformation is the characteristic of wood. A thin layer of wood is attached to the back of the phone case. In order to ensure that the wood will not be deformed and cracked due to moisture or heat, we have improved the stability of the wood.After splashing water on the phone case and under strong sunlight, the wood did not deform or crack after 2 hours.

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