Deerhoof Liner Striper Brush (Skunk)

Deerhoof Liner Striper Brush (Skunk) | TL-31

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The deerhoof and the Rondin are the ultimate striping brushes- no taping needed! A deerhoof is designed for striping color or size, much like the rondin brush. The deerhoof shape offers a distinct slant, which allows for optimum surface contact. The deerhoof is best for applying size or color to flat or curved surfaces. In order to make this brush so dense, its ferrule is constructed by hand, with quill and wire. By pinching the brush at the heal, long and exact stripes can be achieved.

 

  • A must-have for gilders
  • Can be used in oil/water when dedicated
  • Most comparable with the Rondin brush
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    SIZE TRANSLATIONS

    SIZE BRUSH LENGTH FERRULE WIDTH FERRULE LENGTH

    HAIR LENGTH


    BRUSH SPECIFICATIONS

     HAIR TYPE

    Skunk

    BRUSH HOLD

    Choked Pen Hold

    USAGE

    Painting freehand stripes or applying size

    MEDIUM

    Water or Oil

    FERRULE

    Wire-tied quill

    HANDLE

    Wooden round short

    How-To Brush Care Guide

    Prepare your brushes for their first use - read below.

    Most of our large and fine hair brushes are hand-set and made with different hairs that are tapped in a small copper cylinder before being glued into the ferrule. This is why some of the hairs are not properly affixed to the ferrule, so the brush will shed some hair the first few times you will use it.

    Thick hair: examples are; badger, hog (china bristle), horse hair

    Fine hair: examples are sable; squirrel, goat, skunk (fine, thin short hair)

    Synthetic Fiber: examples are; taklon, samina, bordeaux, synthetic bristle


    To minimize brush shedding, you should:

    1. Wash the brush thoroughly with a mild dish soap in warm water and massage the hair to comb out the loose bristles. Rinse until there is no soap residue left in the brush.
    2. Ring the brush out by rolling it between your hands as if you were trying to make a fire with a stick to fluff out the brush.
    3. Let dry by hanging the brushes or lay it down at the edge of a table (a hog bristle will have a strong odor due to the bone glue used to attach the bristles. This will go away after a few washings.)

    Repeat this process a few more times.

    All acrylic glazes contain some sort of ammonia which attacks the structure of the natural hair. Therefore, brush maintenance and thorough repetitive cleaning as described in step 1, 2, & 3 is imperative to protect and extend the life of your brush.

    Applying a few drops of ‘leave in’ conditioner is also a good idea if you’re not going to be using your brush for some time.


    Dried Paint: If some acrylic glaze becomes hardened on the brush, start by removing the heaviest part with denatured alcohol then rinse with water and coat the hairs with Murphy’s Oil Soap and leave for several hours. Apply the steps again from 1, 2, & 3 so the paint will brush out easily and leave your brush as good as new. Be careful as soap left too long in the natural hair will deteriorate the flexibility of the hair.


    Proper cleaning procedure

    for oil/water and large or small brushes:

      Oil Medium Water Medium
    Large Brushes Prep brushes by thinning in two or more baths of spirits or until a rag runs free of paint. Wash brush with warm water and a lathering soap. Shake out excess water, quickly form brush shape, and then allow to dry upside down. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Clean with a tiny bit of lathering soap and rinse until completely clean. Shake out excess water, quickly form brush shape, and then allow to dry.
    Small Brushes Prep brushes by thinning in two or more baths of spirits or until a rag runs free of paint. Apply a generous portion of Lard to the tip of the brush and store. To reuse brush, completely thin with spirits. Clean each small brush very carefully and gently with a tiny bit of lathering soap. Shake out excess water, quickly form brush shape, and then allow to dry . To reshape a brush, dip it in Gum Arabic.

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