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by dhellew2
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Walking Stick Instructions
Replies: 9
Views: 391

Re: Walking Stick Instructions

Thanks! Now you need to make one and post your pictures :)
Dale
by dhellew2
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Walking Stick Instructions
Replies: 9
Views: 391

Re: Walking Stick Instructions

I would allow about 5 hours for each half. Only the carved part takes a lot of time. The rounding and profile cuts only take a few minutes. I usually cut several blanks at a time then do the carving later, usually evening or during the night. The total material cost is about $10 including finish, ha...
by dhellew2
Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Walking Stick Instructions
Replies: 9
Views: 391

Walking Stick Instructions

ws variety 2.jpg The attached pdf contains the step by step instruction and files for making a carved walking stick. Should you find any errors and/or omissions please post them. It is a lot easier to make them than it is to tell how to make them. :shock: These files do not contain clip art, it wil...
by dhellew2
Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Walking/Hiking stick instructions
Replies: 10
Views: 989

Re: Walking/Hiking stick instructions

Stay tuned, I will soon be posting what I found to be the easiest way to setup the carved area of the walking stick.
Dale

PS here is a Dakon for Michael
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by dhellew2
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Walking/Hiking stick instructions
Replies: 10
Views: 989

Re: Walking/Hiking stick instructions

Looks like I posted the same photo twice... hmmmm 30"x16'x8" high raised beds filled with dairy cow compost from Oregon [purchased locally] Drip system water, 3-rows of 1/2" pvc pipe with 1/16" holes at 6" spacing Water introduced at both ends and center with 1/4" tubing connected to an adjustable d...
by dhellew2
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Walking/Hiking stick instructions
Replies: 10
Views: 989

Re: Walking/Hiking stick instructions

The lighter sticks are Douglas fir 2x4 purchased at Lowes for a little over $3 There are about 10 straight grained without knots in each unit but often you can often tell by looking at the ends Sometimes there are a small knot or two but you can often work around them Most of the straight grained bo...
by dhellew2
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Old Man in Avonite
Replies: 11
Views: 1383

Re: Old Man in Avonite

Thanks Randall

Dale
by dhellew2
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Old Man in Avonite
Replies: 11
Views: 1383

Re: Old Man in Avonite

What length and taper of bit did you use?
Thanks, Dale
by dhellew2
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Old Man in Avonite
Replies: 11
Views: 1383

Re: Old Man in Avonite

Great job!
Dale
by dhellew2
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Coaster?
Replies: 8
Views: 3303

Re: Coaster?

I like the trivet idea, but you will need to call it a una-vet; it only has one leg :lol:
Great Job!
Dale
by dhellew2
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: bunny-work in progress
Replies: 12
Views: 1182

Re: bunny-work in progress

Me too! I even quit using Turbo-cad and Auto-cad.
I want one of those rabbits :D :D
by dhellew2
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: First Lithograph effort
Replies: 11
Views: 853

Re: First Lithograph effort

Looks great
Just wondering, did you take the photo from the uncut side? That would explain the mirrored glasses and reversed NY :D
Dale
by dhellew2
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: JD Bottle
Replies: 8
Views: 1035

Re: JD Bottle

Great Job! Dale
by dhellew2
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Celtic Jewelry
Replies: 9
Views: 3055

Re: Celtic Jewelry

For fragile parts including carvings on walking sticks made of Douglas fir, cedar, redwood, I soak them with wood hardener. Dale
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by dhellew2
Sat Jun 13, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Walking/Hiking stick instructions
Replies: 10
Views: 989

Walking/Hiking stick instructions

WALKING STICKS 2.jpg Michael Tyler wanted this PDF to encourage folks with CNC rotary but may not know where to start. The second half of the document "Wrapped carving without a line" is already posted on this forum should you want it by itself. https://forum.vectric.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=33053&...