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JohanJ
JohanJ
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Last Activity: Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Joined: 05-16-2019
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  • JohanJ
    replied to Great Power Sanding Tip
    interesting - I'm a complete novice on my first objects but was struggling a bit with small spaces - adapting this thread gave me an idea.

    Metal rod, cut groove, cut belt sander strip, insert into groove and use for small spaces. helping me a lot. Thanks to the original post

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    Last edited by JohanJ; 05-17-2019, 09:49 AM.

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  • JohanJ
    started a topic First carvings ever, some bad acorns

    First carvings ever, some bad acorns

    Lots to improve here, suggestions more than welcome! Struggling a bit to get into the narrow bits to smooth them out, and basic overall shape is a bit of a challenge, and neck could be thinner, and base could be smaller, but hey I'm inordinately and ridiculously pleased with them . Once I'm happy...
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  • JohanJ
    replied to Any Interest?
    Just to confirm that for a beginner like me this is an invaluable post, thank you for posting it
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  • JohanJ
    replied to Ideas needed...
    Hi, maybe this is old info but I can't find any archives online, would you have a web address for this please? Thank you...
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  • This was fun to watch. Did someone say there's a video of his techniques you can buy?...
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  • JohanJ
    replied to Carving a small bear from cut off
    wow, for a complete beginner like me, best thread ever. Could anyone point me to any other step by step guides on other sites, youtube? As a beginner I'm quite perplexed by what I understand to be called the 'blocking' steps to take to get something looking decent. Hopefully I can adjust this to make...
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  • JohanJ
    replied to Blowtorch recommendation?
    Thanks guys, really appreciate the help. I did use a stain and that worked to some degree, though I' also wanted some darker strokes on there to differentiate the crust from the nut. It's a great process of discovery being new at something and the discoveries I made yesterday is a) I can use my dremel...
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  • JohanJ
    started a topic Blowtorch recommendation?

    Blowtorch recommendation?

    Hello, I'm a beginner, just doing my first acorn. I gather that a blowtorch is often a tool used to add colour etc, can anyone recommend me the right one to buy please (UK). Many thanks!
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    Last edited by JohanJ; 05-16-2019, 03:09 AM.
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