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Canadian goose feathers- bleaching and dying
Posted 20 August 2010 - 02:03 PM
I am a newbie to the forum and to tying. I have a couple of questions about canadian goose wing feathers. I have a number of them provided by my hunting friends.
Question One. Can they be bleached, and how do I go about it???
Question Two. Can they then be dyed, and how do I go about that?????
Would appreciate any direct answers or sources of information, haven"t had too much luck searching the forum and googling
Thanks in advance for your help.
LIKE I SAID I AM A NEWBIE AND NOT COMPUTER AND FORUM SAVVY, DON'T KNOW HOW TO GET RID OF THIS SECOND POST SORRY FOR THE ERROR
Posted 20 August 2010 - 04:10 PM
Posted 20 August 2010 - 05:50 PM
Posted 20 August 2010 - 05:59 PM
i use a little fixative spray on them to help hold their shape while tying
Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:21 AM
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 10:31 AM
Posted 30 August 2010 - 12:49 PM
Thanks for the info guys, Your quote above kicks my idea in the but. Was hoping to bleach the canadian goose feathers and then dye various colors for married wings parts. At this point in time I am a long ways from that as I am a very brand new tiweer.