thank you guys, I'm gonna go get some varnish, do you think heat might help? or is one paper better than another? also how long should i press the town with acetone to the image? Ive been trying 30...skylardhunt 02-11-2016, 06:30 PM
When my toner cartridge gets old(as in thousands of pages printed), it doesn't deposit enough toner to transfer well. In that case, the transfer is very faint, and it pretty much all stays on the...ulrigg 02-11-2016, 06:29 PM
Skylardunt, I use the same printer and it works just fine. I have found that it helps to use a very light coat of Damar varnish to prepare the surface of the work piece. Apply a light coat of varnish...Dan W 02-11-2016, 06:23 PM
Beautiful pieces! It is so nice to see different styles of metalwork. Thank you for the photos. Can you estimate the size of their collection?
The goal is to do it from my home, I don't have any other printers to tryout. At this point I'm interested in other transfer methods because I can't even get a faint transfer half thetime. This is my...skylardhunt 02-11-2016, 06:10 PM
Take your image to another laser printer or copy machine and try it again to see if you get different results. Also if is an option to make the image darker on the printer or a computer option. I...tdelewis 02-11-2016, 06:04 PM