The design has progressed well, and I agree with mvangle that the crossover detracts. It just YANKS my eye to itself, and doesn't help the flow.Ed Westerly 02-24-2017, 10:40 PM
Looks like you're off to a fine start, just watch out for the backbone elbows, and make you shading lines in the leaves thinner and more numerous, and try a little crosshatching at the bases of the...Ed Westerly 02-24-2017, 10:29 PM
Pretty nice. BTW, are those CCI 44 Sp. snake shot I see in the background? Inquiring minds want to know!Ed Westerly 02-24-2017, 10:24 PM
I forgot all about that little sharpening fixture I made hanging out in the drawer! I made one from a 1.25" square block of ebony and a little mandrel made to hold rubber polishing cylinders. I'll...Southern Custom 02-24-2017, 09:19 PM
Stay-Brite all the way. The silver easy from Rio is made for jewelry soldering which is far to high a temperature for your application.
Clean well, flux well. flow solder onto one of the pieces....