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ROBBYBOBBY64

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Colour pencils work for me.
I tape a plain zerox paper to the bottle and use a woodless graphite pencil. Rounded not pointed.. A wider tip is what helps to glide across the embossing. Lightly at first so as to feel where the lettering is. Once you have a light impression you can go over just the embossing. Practice makes perfect.
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FreeRangeAsparagus

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Aug 10, 2019
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Massachusetts, USA
I have a goofy question... What do you use for your rubbing of the bottles’ information on the bottom? I’ve tried crayons and a couple other things and I can’t ever get it to work!
Same as CanadianBottles, colored pencils work great. I crack the pencil in half down the inner part so I can rub it the long way on the paper, instead of the tip.
 

Lcender

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Jun 30, 2013
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I tape a plain zerox paper to the bottle and use a woodless graphite pencil. Rounded not pointed.. A wider tip is what helps to glide across the embossing. Lightly at first so as to feel where the lettering is. Once you have a light impression you can go over just the embossing. Practice makes perfect.
ROBBYBOBBY64.
Awesome! Thank you!
 

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