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Curly Early
Curly Early
Curly Early
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  • Curly Early
    replied to Fiddle Player
    I enjoy your work Joe and this one you did an especially good job on.---Well done!
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  • Years ago, joining woodcarving classes, I was ready to carve. First night, all we did was learn to sharpen our knife. We were given a 2" x 2" about 14-16" long, had abrasive roll paper glued to one side and a 2" wide strip of leather glued to the other side with rouge on it. I used...
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  • Curly Early
    replied to Walking stick completed
    To answer a few questions, the finish was a wash of acrylics, then he wanted a glossy coat finish, so I sprayed 3 coats of gloss acrylic paint. It measures 62 inches tall and was Aspen wood. Aspen doesn't hold detail as good as basswood so I was a bit disappointed with the carving. As for carving a...
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  • Curly Early
    started a topic Walking stick completed

    Walking stick completed

    My Son wanted a walking stick with a Native American on the top. I had to carve the hand hold down, the aspen stick was uncomfortable to hold on to. That is really my reason to even show this stick. From my leather craft days, I chose the flowers and leaves on a vine. It was much harder to do on a stick...
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  • Rick, do you buy the bandsaw in lengths and weld your own or buy them to fit? I looked at the site and also are you using the bi-metal blades or carbon? One time at woodcarving club, a gent came with a homemade jig and showed how to silver solder a blade back together. One elderly gent said he just...
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