Ramblin' Dan's Workshop

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Woodcarving

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Wow! No posts here since January. I have been keeping busy though. Recently I have been considering going back and exploring one of my old interests. It's doing hand wood carving. There is a little bit mentioned here in The Ramblin' Dan's Workshop in 2013 . I bought a lot of instructional books back...
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No Solicitors

Here is a little sign I whipped up in Aspire (Vectric) for my front porch. This is a picture from the software but the actual sign presently looks exactly the same. I will post additional actual pictures once I have it finished painted. It is a piece of red oak 5.5"x18.0"x0.5" and carved about 0.187...b2ap3_thumbnail_nosol.jpg
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Dan Kautz
I received a couple of orders for this sign. I guess I am not the only one who doesn't like strangers at the door. More than ever ... Read More
Monday, 05 August 2013 16:59
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Vectric Wins

Vectric Wins
I think I win too. I just made my bank account a little thinner and the Vectric coffers a bit fuller. I consider it a necessary evil to pay the piper occasionally. In this case it was a software upgrade. I just moved from the 3.5 version of Aspire to the newest which is 4.0 or a few fractions higher...
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Carving Category

I just added this category. The first article is a series of blog posts I made in Ramblin' Dan before I ever thought of this website. At the time I did have the machine shop stuff but something about carving wood didn't seem like a good fit with machine shop projects.  What surprised me the mos...
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I love to use red spru rod,warm it,then press in two alum plates to thicknesses for sheet. Want to try sculpting wax soon. I do ev... Read More
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:58
Super User
I have a LOT of red sprue wax, I accidently bought 5 pounds of it. More than a lifetime supply unless I suddenly go commercial. (N... Read More
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 02:31
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