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Old 03-20-2012, 04:33 PM   #81
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This guy is only 1.5 hours from me. Going to sign up for a class as soon as I get a little more info.
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:05 PM   #82
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Sounds like fun.
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This guys the real deal. 3 years with Nick Benson at the John Stevens Shop.
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Wow..he does fine work.
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Couple hours on the vertebrae.
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Yeah, that's what I said.
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cutting into sand bed
try it out. the ground under the sand is so solid it absorbs all impact and can only be duplicated partially in a box off the ground as a still effective vibrqation absorber-re;posts #78-80. very interesting to see/hear different approaches.
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cutting into sand bed
try it out. the ground under the sand is so solid it absorbs all impact and can only be duplicated partially in a box off the ground as a still effective vibrqation absorber-re;posts #78-80. very interesting to see/hear different approaches.
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Interesting. That does make sense, but I still think that while not as effective it would still do away with the point loading that happens with slightly irregular stone. I'll be giving it a try in a few weeks I think, unless the homeowner opts for stone that is all thicker than 3". With the thicker stone my banker works just fine
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So , speaking of carving. I was lucky enough to meet a very special letter carver today. He's doing a project at Yale and was kind enough to invite me down to check it out. I got the impression he want's to keep the project low key until he's done and avoid too much distraction..

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Nice, is he free handing drawing the letters or does he use a stencil?
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Always freehand as far as I know. He takes the calligraphy as seriously or even more so than the carving.
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All by brush.
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Is that his style of lettering?
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That is sick, sick, sick.
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Is that his style of lettering?
Yup. He said it's a combination of styles he used just for this piece.
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try putting an axle and wheels just high enough that they don't touch ground when sitting, but @ angle where you would be rolling it.
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Is he making the 10 commandments?
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It's some classical Greek. It was "all Greek to me" seriously it's a famous Greek writing about good and evil. At least that's what I took from it. Honestly Greek classics are a little over my head. And I believe it's written in Latin.

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