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By Jamie Doeren

Step by step directions for developing 4 various eagle designs from a tree trunk or log are unique during this chainsaw carving advisor. The 4 tasks contain an eagle head plaque, a status eagle with a fish, a hovering eagle, and an eagle bench. each one venture incorporates a distinctive caricature, directions for carving step cuts, texturing, including ultimate info, and completing techniques and strategies. an intensive gallery of complete items offers notion for beginner chainsaw carvers and showcases the paintings of either authors. loads of house is devoted to chainsaw defense, together with instruments, garments, clamping, and paintings parts.

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Sweeps range from verv flat (no.. 19), to a m e semicircle (usually no. 20 shows only a selecr~onfrom the complete range, . 16 The useful skew can be turned over to get mto corners from both d~recnons A sna~ghtverslon of this tool, as opposed to the bent varieties, is a no. 2 in the Sheffield List. Like the firmer ch~sel,it has a bevel on both sides and can be used e~therside up, w ~ t hthe cuttlng edge facing left or right (Fig 2 16). 18 The flattest gouge (right), seen from above, IS When the cutnng edge of the blade 1s curved m cross almost zndistinguishabk from the m l y f i t ch~sel sectlon to a greater or lesser degree, the tool 1s referred to as a gouge.

They are not suitable for carving wood and should be avoided. I have described m rhii section, m some detall, the sorts of tools that are available, and the vanous terms you may come across. Gouges come in a series of curves or sweeps, rangmg from very flat to very 'quick' or deep. a1 carvlng tools are always held m both hands. This range of gouges can either be stra~ght, or bent in various ways along the length of the blade. 62 Two brand-new The stra~ghtgouges can have parallel sldes, or sides which taper out from the shank or handle, splaying to varylng degrees.

THESUBTLE' EFFECT OF SOME MODERN GRINDING WHEELS ON THE CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF THE EDGE Mmute cracks and striations may appex insome sorts of steel from the hmgh-speed Impact of the abrasive grrt, so maklng the edge more liable to decay. Thrs is more l~kely to happen with a coarser stone. Alwaystinish offgrinding on the finest wheel, and leave enough metal for hand-workrng beyond any effect of the gnndmg. ) In my experience there LS l~ttled ~ e r e n c em the steel and edge-keeping qualities of most old and new tyols - and I have in use a range of several hundred tools, old and new, but all from the best-quality rnanufacturers.

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