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Postby Big Lazy » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:48 am

Angelus wrote:Aye very tasty. Nice scabbard too ;) (K)
There was a scabbard in that pic? Where???? lol (H)
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Postby stYx » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:48 am

Aye, quite impressive! :???:
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Postby Big Lazy » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:50 am

Blackbird wrote:Please note I'm wearing really baggy jeans, my ass may be economy size but it sure as hell aint that big
There aint nothing wrong with that ass, just check out WTF's birthday post for proof of that giggidy giggidy (K)
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Postby Angelus » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:50 am

Larny Boy wrote:
Blackbird wrote:Please note I'm wearing really baggy jeans, my ass may be economy size but it sure as hell aint that big
There aint nothing wrong with that ass, just check out WTF's birthday post for proof of that giggidy giggidy (K)


I concur looks good to me :D (K)

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Postby stYx » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:53 am

lol I have to agree with you 2!
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Postby Big Lazy » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:54 am

Back on track though (for just a min) how much would you charge for such a peice of work BB?
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Postby Blackbird » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:55 am

lol Danka gyes :D (K)
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Postby Blackbird » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:57 am

Larny Boy wrote:Back on track though (for just a min) how much would you charge for such a peice of work BB?


Hmmm from £75 to £100 depending on the wood and pattern or more if ya want more complex knotwork, that doesnt include the belt because that one I've made tbh isnt that fantastic.
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Postby darksun_uk » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:35 pm

lovely job, im not a fan of red personally but overall i really like it 8)
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Postby Moon » Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:19 pm

Blackbird wrote:If anybody really wants to know how to carve knotwork I'll do a step by step fer it to.


That would be interesting BB.

Very nice work on the scabbard...you are one very talented young lady.
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Postby HatchA » Wed Jun 07, 2006 8:25 pm

Moon wrote:
Blackbird wrote:If anybody really wants to know how to carve knotwork I'll do a step by step fer it to.


That would be interesting BB.

Very nice work on the scabbard...you are one very talented young lady.


agreed... though after reading Jake's tutorial on carving, I've an idea how it's done.

One thing though... did you use a wood burning tool to make the marks?
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Postby Blackbird » Thu Jun 08, 2006 6:28 pm

Danka again all

HatchA wrote:
Moon wrote:
Blackbird wrote:If anybody really wants to know how to carve knotwork I'll do a step by step fer it to.


That would be interesting BB.

Very nice work on the scabbard...you are one very talented young lady.


agreed... though after reading Jason's tutorial on carving, I've an idea how it's done.

One thing though... did you use a wood burning tool to make the marks?


No the wood was carved then I rubbed a darker wax into the wood which gathered in the receses the carving left, personally I prefer it to burning because A it protects the wood B if it ever gets rained on the wax in the creveses will repel the water rather than making it more likely for water to gather in the carved areas and cause problems and C its faster and easier than burning lol, I always seem to burn meself when I use a burner.
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