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  • John_T.
    replied to enlargement of patterns
    Re: enlargement of patterns

    I have one brand new never used. I will sell it to you for $20.00. That should handle shipping, Etc. Let me know if you would like it.
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  • John_T.
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    Re: wood type for outdoor plaque

    I use Mahogany and coat it with West System epoxy. Then cover it with 1 shot sign paint. Redwood is OK but very soft and carving is harder because your tools will bunch up the wood instead of cutting. Mahogany is real easy to carve clean straight lines,...
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  • Re: How do you get rid of "fuzzies"?

    I use a wood burner with a detail blade to get the little splinters out of the corners....
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  • John_T.
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    Re: Crazy glue

    I use West System Epoxy on all my outdoor signboards, and carvings. I then Prime and paint them with top brand enamal sign paints (One Shot)to protect them from UV rays. Epoxy alone will break down rapidly in sun light. But it is by far the strongest glue there is. I also...
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  • John_T.
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    Where is Captain_Bandaid?

    I haven't seen any of his posts for awhile and I was wondering if he was OK....
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  • John_T.
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    Re: i need help!!!!

    I had a piece of red oak 8ft. long 3ft.Dia. I left the bark on it, Painted the ends with many layers of latex paint, let it set in my garage for 2 years. Started carving on it and it cracked up within the first two weeks. The cracks sort of added to the carving. It's...
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  • John_T.
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    Re: Folding knives

    I saw that! Its looks very tempting for traveling but I would like to see one in person first. The last time I got a knife costing that much it was a big custom made sign carving knife. This knife looks realy nice but should have a life time Guarantee for that price....
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  • John_T.
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    Re: type of wood

    Wax, It depends alot on what your carving and what type tools you will be using. Example, Basswood carves about the best with a knife but when using power tools it gets real fussy. Mahogany is good for relief carving, it carves good with power or knife. Do a search on
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  • John_T.
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    Re: tools & telephone poles

    Try using Oak its hard but carves nice and with a fresh coat of preservative each year it will out live all of us. A have a huge carving of Uncle Sam in my back yard I did with red oak. Ruffed it out with a chain saw, and worked it down with a angle...
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  • John_T.
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    Re: Mahogany Sign

    I use Mahogany for almost all my sign boards that I carve for boats. I would recomend it to anyone for carving letters. Its very easy to carve and keep straight lines. Just watch for grain changes, and keep your tools sharp. Any quality lumber yard (not a Home Center)...
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  • John_T.
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    Re: Dogwood--for carving?

    Hard Wood, Makes good canes, or pipes.
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  • John_T.
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    Re: Gold Leaf To Carvings

    Gold leafing is easy, Most important part, make sure base area is smooth. I use a under coating of sign paint because it is glossy. Than put the sizing on allow it to dry, Use a very soft brush to lift the gold leaf up, place it gently on the surface. When finished,...
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  • John_T.
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    Re: Hand Carving Woods

    If you are finding Bass wood to soft than you may have been getting some poor quality wood. Make sure the Bass wood is from north, like Canada. The farther north the better the quality. I saved a bunch from a friends yard here in Maryland, and it was so soft that...
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  • John_T.
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    Re: Carving Bench Pattern

    Check out Estate auctions there are tons of old work benches at these sales and bidding is always alot of fun. Guys, I'm looking for ideas on travel standup benches. I will be doing some carving at shows and need something to put in the back of my truck. It needs...
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  • Re: artificial water and ice

    Try West System Epoxy. Be careful when useing large amounts, epoxy resins generate a lot of heat when curing. Its very simple to use, as no odor, but is a little exspensive.
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