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Stencil Developer

Discussion in 'Making Your Mark' started by Eric B, Jul 4, 2017.

  1. Eric B

    Eric B New Member

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    does anyone no if the developer solution for stencils is the same stuff used for photo developing? The reason i ask is i just bought an etching machine from usaknifemaker along with a sheet of stencil material to make my own stencils.Since usaknifemaker is sold out of there developer concentrate, im looking for another alternative (if there is one) or another place to buy some preferably canada?

    thanks!
     
  2. John Noon

    John Noon Well-Known Member

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  3. FORGE

    FORGE Maker of the Year Best Knife

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    I use sodium carbonate.
    1 teaspoon per liter. You can find it at swimming pool stores.
    The trouble is, the amount you have to buy will last for 1,000,000 years.
    I think in 20 years I have only used about 3 teaspoons.
    I buy all my etching supplies from IMG Electromark in Utica, NY
     
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  4. ConnorBC

    ConnorBC Active Member

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    If anyone wants to make money making stencils, I'm in need! :) No joke! Please shoot me a PM if anyone is interested.

    Connor
     
  5. Eric B

    Eric B New Member

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    thanks john. i searched there website and found nothing.

    thanks forge! i will have to try that out!!
     
  6. John Noon

    John Noon Well-Known Member

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    Last time I emailed them and they said they have the chemicals on hand and can get the machines in. low order numbers at the time so not on the web site.
     
  7. Eric B

    Eric B New Member

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    thanks john! i ordered some from usa knife maker,now that they have restocked the item.
    i recieved my personalizer last week and have tried one of the stencils that comes with the kit
    and im very happy with how it turned out. maybe ill post a picture later.
     

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