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Old 02-04-2014, 05:29 PM
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Re: How to Make Your Own Wood Dyes (tutorial)

No, not cheaper, but safer IMO. It dries really fast. I guess it's more "organic" alcohol.
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Re: How to Make Your Own Wood Dyes (tutorial)

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Have you tried use grain alcohol ? i Got it from the ABC store, everclear is what i used. You could use about any thing like vodka, higher proof the better. No, it wouldn't get your birds "drunk", LOL.
I will now dig through the liqueur cabinet, HAHAHAHHA!!!!

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Old 02-04-2014, 05:32 PM
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No, not cheaper, but safer IMO. It dries really fast. I guess it's more "organic" alcohol.
Ahhhh.... I see- makes sense. I'll try to get some for the next batch of dyes.
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Old 02-04-2014, 05:35 PM
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These popsicle sticks are Chili-approved hahaha
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Old 02-04-2014, 05:43 PM
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Re: How to Make Your Own Wood Dyes (tutorial)

Great. Thanks for the lesson.
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Old 02-04-2014, 07:04 PM
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Re: How to Make Your Own Wood Dyes (tutorial)

Wendy,

No drinking and coloring at the same time please!!!!!

Shirre,

Great tutorial!!!!! I may have to use it if I ever quit buying ready made toys....lol
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Old 02-04-2014, 07:18 PM
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What?! No drinking and coloring?! Sounded like a good time to me hahaha

Michael I think I'm addicted to DIY stuff haha plus I have my husband's wood shop with endless tools and wood scraps so I was doomed from the start lol
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Old 02-04-2014, 07:24 PM
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Re: How to Make Your Own Wood Dyes (tutorial)

No I'm just afraid she would end up looking like rainbow zebra once she's done....lol

I don't have time for DIY projects otherwise I would. I'm especially busy during summer time with mowing, gardening, washing cages and work all the time....lol
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Re: How to Make Your Own Wood Dyes (tutorial)

Hi there can i ask with those coloured paddle pop sticks do you just give your bird the stick like that to chew on because i have a baby eky and want to do this for him or do you make toys or something like that with them? Sorry im a new owner here just am curious
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Old 02-04-2014, 08:20 PM
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No I'm just afraid she would end up looking like rainbow zebra once she's done....lol
BAHAHAHAHHAA!!!!! Rainbow zebra!!!
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