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  • Re: Finishing problem, help!

    What do you recommend for the oil finish, Linseed oil, tung oil ?

    If I wanted to apply some paint or color to an area of the carving, do you apply the oil finish first and then an oil paint wash? What is the order of applying the various finishes?...
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    Did you also pick up the 4x4 walnut as 'scrap' from the cabinet shop?

    It sounds like I may need to visit some cabinet shops in my area....
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    Re: Carving Black Walnut

    You suggest sealing the ends of the 8 foot log and then splitting it. Would I need to seal the new edges also?

    Sorry for the dumb questions but I am in a learning mode here....
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    Re: Carving Black Walnut

    The Walnut arrived today. I assume the black center is the heartwood and with a 10' log there is about 3-4' of the heartwood.

    Should I just remove the sapwood (light tan color) or will the sapwood also darken with age to some extent? Is the sapwood...
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    Re: Carving Black Walnut


    I think this is considered a hard wood, correct?

    I have mostly worked with bass wood, pine and poplar. Currently I have my tools sharpened to about a 15* angle, would I need to rework some bevels to more like 25*?

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    Carving Black Walnut

    A friend of mine is cutting down a black walnut tree and he offered the wood to me.

    Has anyone carved black walnut?

    What are the pros and cons with this wood?

    I plan to carve some in the round pieces from the logs and possibly a long relief carving in one of the...
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  • jim_pope
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    Re: A Fresh Block of Basswood

    I agree with Big Al, I like to finish one carving before going on to the next project. It seems like everthing that I do, I jump from one project to the next without completing something.

    So for me,

    completion IS progress.
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    Re: What does strop compound do?

    I also use yellowstone and I tried the yellow bar from flex cut but it seems too oily or greasy and it hard to get it off your hands or clothes. You can tell I really get into stropping.

    Kinda of off topic question, does anyone have experience...
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