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NoDNA
NoDNA
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""Retired and been cutting, carving for several years. I travel and vol at state and federal parks so carving gives me a little time out"
Last Activity: 10-11-2019, 10:44 AM
Joined: 03-07-2018
Location: Currently Oregon NW.
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  • Well, Mike, I do think you are on the right track. I have not done any of the "Spirits" but can appreciate all the work that folks put into them. Just keep posting.
    Chuck
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  • NoDNA
    replied to Good smelling wood
    Ha, be my luck they would say it was a wood that was classified as (I was not supposed to have) and take it away......
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  • NoDNA
    started a topic Good smelling wood

    Good smelling wood

    A while back I was at a yard sale, they had some pieces of wood there kind of whitish and blotchy looking. I asked if it was for sale and they said it was scrap and if I wanted it take it..Me want free wood? anyway this afternoon I decided to check it out,Square it up and sand it a bit.... AND...
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    Last edited by NoDNA; 10-10-2019, 10:19 PM. Reason: woof/wood

  • NoDNA
    replied to Forest Dog
    XX2 on missing the pooch. We moved to the city after losing "Candy" And vowed not to get another. As we travel to various areas and it would be not a good thing in a lot of places as we volunteer in state and federal parks. BUT we do enjoy the heck out of OP's (other people's) pets. And I...
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    Last edited by NoDNA; 10-10-2019, 01:13 PM.

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  • NoDNA
    replied to Paint in a high polish
    Thanks ALL, I have been whelmmmmmmm, and told. You guys . I will keep this post for reference....
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  • NoDNA
    replied to Forest Dog
    He looks real happy for bringing that to you. We used to have a Black lab, when she would bring us a good stick, we would have to hid it. SHE ate everything.. had to have slivers picked out her mouth/gums all the time.. Good looking pooch too....
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  • NoDNA
    replied to Men of the sea
    LQQking mighty fine there Bruce, and I do like that fisherman..
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  • NoDNA
    replied to StUmPs
    No but a think a lot of us will jump the rail and use that tool. I try to carve with those shape things as much as I can, but age and fingers are not in the best intrest for me, so to the dust bin I am.....
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  • NoDNA
    started a topic Paint in a high polish

    Paint in a high polish

    I am finishing a Whale, and want to finish it in black, wood is bass..I have found on this particular pile of wood that I have, I can burnish the wood. Will that help? And then what paint should I use.? As a "non-painter" ..
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  • NoDNA
    replied to Pumpkins
    Hey Mike, Your "beginner" style has me beat for a lot of Items..Those are great looking pumpkins.
    Chuck
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  • That table is a real something, now if I tried that, they would have to bury me the next hour. And the stopper,, what a deal. Proud job, Joe.

    And I can ditto on everyone's work for money. I like to do something and have someone "just " sometime come along and give me a nice piece...
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  • NoDNA
    replied to Old trick #27
    Now he comes up with that one>>> Great idea, .
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  • NoDNA
    replied to Artistry in Wood (Ohio) and Klingspor (NC)
    Will you be posting photos of projects here? It would be great if so. Thanks from Oregon.
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  • Say Ed, Ilke that glove, I have one that the "Tinners " sheet metal people wear, and is lighter, but is penetrable on a straight shot. where you don't have to suck,, just hold the hole shut. X2 on sharpening , rather than that sound. Thus my tag name.
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    I did go on your...
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  • NoDNA
    replied to let's talk about dust
    I am very fortunate I guess, I have a 2 car garage. On one side is my area of mess, above my carving station I have a Wen air filter 3 stage that handles most fines and works quite well. I also wear a good mask when sanding and at the soapstone area, I have a 6 gallon vac hooked up to a "drain"...
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    Last edited by NoDNA; 09-29-2019, 08:36 AM. Reason: ear protection

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  • NoDNA
    replied to Just trimmed a Maple.
    AH,ha, that makes sense. And thanks Ed, This is just a limb and is clear of a center like that. 4.5' long a 5" across. But I like the idea of using a knife to debark it and let it dry a bit, as I do have plenty of other projects. And wrap it in cardboard, is a ? protectant/dryer as I...
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  • NoDNA
    replied to Just trimmed a Maple.
    I use a 3/4” auger bit to remove the pith leaving 2 or 3 inches at the top? Is that the center? ED?...
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  • NoDNA
    replied to Just trimmed a Maple.
    Hey Bill, come on up and bring your saw...
    .And I should have asked the ?? do I want to let it dry or just start working it? I have had it in my shop for about a week.
    Thanks
    Chuck
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  • NoDNA
    replied to New wood
    Hi, I have had some Jelutong and bought it at a local wood craft store here in NE portland,. Or.It wasn't too $$ but I had to try it, it has a nice honey color when cutting and is smooth to sand. If memory serves a block 4x4x8 inches was 12.00 US. It is a lot better IMHO better than Basswood, to cut...
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    Last edited by NoDNA; 09-27-2019, 11:21 AM. Reason: Added Tupelo

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  • NoDNA
    started a topic Just trimmed a Maple.

    Just trimmed a Maple.

    I have just trimmed a Maple in my front yard and have a piece of limb about 4' long and 5" across. plus it has a few burls in it. Now I do not have a big saw and kind of like to figure out . Do I want to cut our the burls and square them up or find a sawyer to cut it??? Right now the wood saws...
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