new to pvc and practicing. My first success. How am I doing?

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new to pvc and practicing. My first success. How am I doing?

Postby J-Arr » Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:58 am

My first successful pvc. I'm going to face it off and try .060 depth in a little bit, after I change color of shirt and background.
Opinions, suggestions and criticism welcome.

Maple .125 30 Degree cutter NO flat. .030 depth 15% line spacing 30 degree line angle. With crosshatching. 90 IPM 21600 rpm.

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Re: new to pvc and practicing. My first success. How am I do

Postby jerrywi » Mon Nov 30, 2015 2:57 pm

Hay J-arr,
you did a fantastic job. i'm still trying to perfect my technique.
keep up the good work. I enjoy seeing others projects.

Jerry
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Re: new to pvc and practicing. My first success. How am I do

Postby weber765 » Wed Dec 02, 2015 3:40 am

Hi J-Arr

It looks pretty good to me, one suggestion I would make though is it looks like you might have stained the wood prior to sealing it and the stain appears to have some bleed thru in it, if that is what I am seeing. I had that problem on my first few and had to do some excessive sanding which removed some detail. What I do now is seal the wood several times and then spray a light coat of fast drying paint which fills the grooves but dries so quick that there is very little bleed thru, then I lightly sand, it seems to keep the image sharper looking on my projects. Anyways I think you did a great job on your first project.

Glenn
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Re: new to pvc and practicing. My first success. How am I do

Postby J-Arr » Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:23 pm

Glenn,
your right. I didn't seal it before staining. I'll give it a go next time around, in a couple days. I got sidetracked with a dog memorial plaque for a family friend.

Jerry,
I see you have a WI on the end of your username. Are you a fellow cheesehead?

Jay
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Re: new to pvc and practicing. My first success. How am I do

Postby jerrywi » Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:13 am

Hay Jay,

you would be correct. i'm in the north woods (as they say) of Wisconsin

Nice to know there is more than one of us on the forum.

Jerry
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