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Dileon
Dileon
Senior Member Hawaii
Last Activity: Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Joined: 06-19-2009
Location: rainforest Hawaii
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  • Dileon
    replied to Dayton Artistry in Wood
    The arts as a whole has a sharp decline in visitors nationwide, this is all the fine arts and crafts....mind you, ..... not only that but cost to hold an event even with volunteers is major. Top that off with places that hold these shows rather make bigger money with other kinds of shows. Plus.....the...
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  • These books and more can be purchased on Amazon.....learn from Al Stohlman author from text and carved examples how to do everything from eyelashes to raindrops. In his books shows hundreds of animals with explanations on how to carve skin textures, hair and fur types, and almost anything else you...
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  • Dileon
    replied to Newbie questions
    She is still very active, most old timers on the forum come and go.....I do it also especially when busy....
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  • Honestly I lived in an apartment when I was younger, which meant neighbors wall next door. Which means noise regulations.....unless your walls are cement....neighbor complaints may be a top issue. I remember taking the broom and hitting the ceiling because of the loud music above me. I do not see how...
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    Last edited by Dileon; 03-17-2019, 05:28 PM.

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  • Dileon
    replied to Newbie questions
    Also ask people the best kinds of woods to carve....will save you time and money before buying. Each one of these people on here has their favorites and ones they could do without. I hate pine and redwood...and love mahogany....although I am an exotic woods person....because where I live. Basswood...
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    Last edited by Dileon; 03-17-2019, 04:05 PM.

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  • Dileon
    replied to Newbie questions
    Later no basswood, no fuzzies....I was taught in the beginning to let the whole shaft hang, and keep it as straight as possible when in use or in storage...no extreme bends it will heat and then break. . There are longer shafts you can purchase but I believe that might not resolve your issue.
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    Last edited by Dileon; 03-17-2019, 04:19 PM.

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  • Dileon
    replied to I just joined this group this morning
    Questions ask and ask and ask until you get answers..... Welcome to the forum....best people I know are on here....
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  • Dileon
    replied to Newbie questions
    What kind of wood are you using? I find some wood burn easy. If the wood burns you have to slow down the speed ;until it does not burn. If it is still burning you may have to use a different kind of burr.. Such as Kutzall or Sabruu tooth....and then sand down the area....
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  • Dileon
    replied to Weather
    Still raining....and suppose to rain all week.....the only good thing about it is the rainbows and waterfalls it reproduces. 73 degrees outside. ...
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