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northwood bob
northwood bob
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Last Activity: Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Joined: 12-07-2009
Location: New Brighton,MN - OroValley, AZ
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  • I've seen several guys use a router to cut the final depth. The method I have chosen on past projects is to accept the gouge marks and create the depth using a slight contour to the gouge (#3 or so) I have done several using a #8 on the final depth. Stippling also works. None of these leave you with...
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  • northwood bob
    replied to Corian search
    I would bet that you can get scraps for the asking. Your local cabinet or countertop shops should be the best bet. I do know that you can process them with a carbide tooth blade and/or router bits. that should give you a nice carving base. There are some very interesting colors and patterns to chose...
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  • I've run into situations like this in the past and have reverted to carving cross grain to get past the area. If your tools are sharp, it might work. The last project was done in Mesquite which is about as hard as the AOO. Try it, you might find that it works OK

    Bob
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  • Paul
    interesting that you shared the experiences of working with other carvers. I've been doing very much the same in my small group.
    I've seen others with standard length v-tools have difficulty with tool control. I've been using palm tools and carving a bit using both hands to control...
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