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Newbie questions by shazzbat
Hi, I'm new to this group, and to carving. So new I haven't carved anything yet :-) But anyway, I've got this lump of wood - http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t282/shazzbat3/stuff%20I%20made%20from%20Junk/L001.jpg Which is the stump of a laurel I dug out of the allotment. It seems to have...
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July 6th 12 10:43 AM
by Optiltelehalt Go to last post
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Piumini Moncler by qiub8265
, the interviewing is not done in Norwegian or Zulu. It’s done in English. The parliaments of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway send delegates to a body called the Nordic Council. Their official meetings are conducted – at great expense in interpreters and simultaneous interpretation...
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July 6th 12 10:46 AM
by Optiltelehalt Go to last post
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Spoon carving by Dan Farrow
I have an interest in spoon carving and was wondering if there were any experienced spoon carvers who would care to comment on tools and technique for carving and finishing the bowl of the spoon?
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January 19th 05 05:36 PM
by Walker Go to last post
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Wooden Bike by George G
http://www.npr.org/2011/05/28/136742757/wooden-bike-settles-a-bet-complete-with-splinters
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July 18th 12 08:00 AM
by Optiltelehalt Go to last post
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Why this newsgroup? by Belinda Alene
I am a beginner level hobby wood craver. I am interested in information on how to cure wood from trees on my land. I wish to create jewelry boxes and ornamental plaques using dogwood, hickory and oak. Any one out there that could offer useful information?
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July 29th 12 04:45 AM
by Lil Abner Go to last post
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Why does no one post here? Anyone have patterns to share by randyswoodshoop
I have seen very few post here...Does anyone know why? Does anyone have a santa pattern? Randy http://nokeswoodworks.com
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April 9th 08 11:13 PM
by Richard Go to last post
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How to tell authentic vs fake native/inuit carvings? by Di Monbak
In article , says... I have developed an appreciation for both native and Inuit carvings since I am a beginner, I can't tell the difference between authentic pieces and fake manufactured ones. Can anyone offer some suggestions...
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February 27th 04 08:48 PM
by Erik A. Mattila Go to last post
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Advice for a rookie carver by TomL
Hello All, I havent yet even so much as picked up a carving tool or a carving block. I'm in the process of reading what my local library offers on the subject of carving. My goal is some small architectural carving. Designs in wooden table legs and/or aprons. Corbels for moldings and fireplace...
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September 22nd 05 06:28 PM
by TomL Go to last post
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carving pliars by Evon Barvinchack
I was shown a pair of pliers carved from a solid piece of wood. I have tried to duplicate them - but to no avail. Does any one know how to carve the hinge? I've tried spliting the wood with my knife and I sawed part wasy with my band saw - but the wood always breaks before the hinge works. Thank...
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October 27th 05 05:18 PM
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Glue and carving by Carven
Question for all you pros. I am carving a relief face in white pine. I have a separate piece to add. A large nose. I have predrilled both pieces and have dowel pieces that allow me to strongly attach the nose. My question is what glue can I use to attach that will allow me to continue carving...
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April 11th 05 11:22 PM
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Stubai tools by AAvK
Can anyone comment on the edge retaining quality of Stubai carving tools, even by comparison with other famous name tools? I have their bench chisels and am very impressed with the quality of the steel. Are there any really good U.S. made carving tools? TIA all, -- Alex - "newbie_neander"...
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December 13th 05 02:54 PM
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Making chip-carving knives by Andy Dingley
I'm just making a couple of chip-carving knives. Any advice on grinding and sharpening them ? What sort of angle is good ? Any advice on what sort of temper for chip carving knives ? They're made from a couple of snippets of old chainsaw bar, roughed out with plasma and an angle grinder, then...
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February 27th 04 01:31 AM
by hue Go to last post
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What wood and what chisels by Princebilly1
Ok i`m gonna start a wee thread if anyone is interested. I wondered what is your favourite carving wood and favourite chisel or tools. You can explain why if you like. I am in Yorkshire and prefer English Walnut, the older the better. I recently had some 500 year old walnut froma stately home in...
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September 21st 03 07:54 PM
by Princebilly1 Go to last post
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Wood supplies by IanF
Anybody on this group live in the South West (UK). I live in North Cornwall and I'm trying to find a local supplier (within an hours drive say) of wood for carving. Any ideas please? IanF
November 15th 05 11:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Nora Hall classes Opinions please by TomL
I have the opportunity to take 4 days of classes given by Nora Hall. I'm wondering what the consensus is about her work and methods. The little I've read is that she does 'european' carving. How does that differ from plain ol' carving? I've also read that her work is mostly architectural carvings...
October 1st 05 01:16 PM
by Brent Beal Go to last post
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High-density Urathane for carving? by Rick Cook
Has anyone carved this stuff? I ran across a sign-maker on the web who uses it extensively for hand-carved outdoor signs. See: http://www.danthoniadesigns.com/dd/us/Categories/WoodSigns.htm?source=LeftMenu It looks like it would be cheaper and more stable than wood outdoors and they're working it...
August 22nd 05 01:58 PM
by GaryR52 Go to last post
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when is wood dry by holmsy
i am trying to determine if logs that have been stored at my mums house are dry enough to start using for turnings and carvings, i have tried to read through the old posts but each time i keep comming up with the idea of weighing the wood as it dries, which would be ok accept i dont know what it...
February 1st 05 09:08 AM
by Jeff Gorman Go to last post
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Wood Drying by Dan Farrow
Would anyone care to comment on the best way to dry maple without cracking? I've had mixed success. Thanks, Dan
January 22nd 05 12:49 AM
by turtle Go to last post
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Sharpening question by patrick
What is the best way to maintain a keen edge on carving tools such as the gouges, etc.? Back when I was a chef, I never let my knifes get dull. Everyday I would fine tune them with a few strokes on a hard stone so they were like a hot knife through warm butter. Carving chisels are a different...
October 10th 03 09:59 PM
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U.S. Troops Celebrate Last Thanksgiving in Iraq by angle612
U.S. Troops Celebrate Last Thanksgiving in Iraq American troops marked their last Thanksgiving in Iraq Thursday with turkey, stuffing and a rocket fire alarm. Fewer than 20,000 American troops remain in Iraq at eight bases across the country. All of the forces must be out of Iraq by the end of this...
July 4th 12 01:03 PM
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