i use a guitar string between 2 wooden handles- like a big cheese wire or garotte.L2wis":16ykltcg said:I made the grooves with the edge of my skew chisel, however what's the best way to burn the bottom of the grooves to blacken the lines?
That's the most important bit, never try to hold the wire in your bare hands, , wire cuts fingers off quicker than it burns wood.nev":2si6y5k9 said:..... Between 2 wooden handles- like a big cheese wire or garotte.
now now - they got my (irrelevant) vote.... =D>Jonzjob":39mcs8ek said:Na Lewis! What you need is a set like this
Not so easy to clean? If I remember correctly :twisted: :twisted: But???
Yerenev":38dfdjsg said:and like blister says ' it gets hot' so mind where you put the wire down! :shock:
Best to make yourself some templates to aid easy transfer of dimensions.L2wis":21fcqvcj said:Thanks yeah I can imagine it would be very difficult to make a set!
All the pale ones are Beech db.drillbit":29yf61ww said:Chas is the one on the far left tulip? I like the grain on it. In fact wasn't nev asking about nice native woods for pens? Tulipwood might turn out well.