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    I agree Roger, this is not the typical quality of...

    I agree Roger, this is not the typical quality of work you should expect to see from Helfricht or Ulrich. The style and formation of scrolls and others detail matches the period and style of work,...
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    Crazy Horse Revisited

    I had several requests to see additional photos of Crazy Horse soon after I first posted the Thread a couple of weeks ago.

    Photographer Ken Van Dyne (www.jumpyankeestudio.com) has been working on...
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    SOLD: Phil I have a set of EasyGraver Sharpening...

  4. Thread: Work Holding

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    I agree Andrew - I experimented with it out of...

    I agree Andrew - I experimented with it out of curiosity, but the very idea of locking some water between the Jett and a finely polished metal surface gave me the jitters - just too much possibility...
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    I get mine at the local Lowes Home Store - it's...

    I get mine at the local Lowes Home Store - it's blue carpet tape, and the brand name on the inside of the roll is Shuretape - comes in 1-1/2" and 2" wide rolls.
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    I use carpet tape for holding a variety of flat...

    I use carpet tape for holding a variety of flat objects - it holds very tightly, and you need to be aware that you will have to pry it off. If you are holding something flexible be careful about...
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    I agree, gluing or fastening the peg on the...

    I agree, gluing or fastening the peg on the bottom is another good way to do that. AND...the overriding reason for that added peg/piece/flat extension at the bottom is so that you don't have to work...
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    No, but it looks useful - may a similar...

    No, but it looks useful - may a similar composition/counterpart to Thermo Lock?

    I especially like "Props and Costumes" teeth - maybe use them while I teach engraving?
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    I agree, Jura is a refined Master of the Art of...

    I agree, Jura is a refined Master of the Art of Stone setting - and a gentleman at that. Fortunately for all of us Jura does not produce knockoff Chinese equipment.........
  12. Thread: Crazy Horse !

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    Thanks Sam - now if I could only do "Fake"...

    Thanks Sam - now if I could only do "Fake" engrave like your Buck Knife on my I pad - that's crazy cool!
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    Article: Crazy Horse !

    You can view the page at http://www.engraverscafe.com/content.php?1811-Crazy-Horse-!
  14. Thread: Work Holding

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    I agree - after her second desperate phone (and after hearing my price) I didn't hear back from her (I said "no" to inlaying gold during the...
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    Retired Hobbyist?? - I'm 75 years old and I work...

    Retired Hobbyist?? - I'm 75 years old and I work every day with this equipment - and I've taught engraving for the past 30 years to over 500 students. Used equipment is great, and as I find good...
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    The fact is that my cryptic comments about the...

    The fact is that my cryptic comments about the jura were not serious. Perhaps I should have said what I had to say, huh? OK, hear is what I should have said in the first place.

    If, over the past...
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    Work Holding

    The challenge of holding subjects for engraving goes on forever. I am perpetually looking for better ways to hold objects in my engravers vise - gun parts, jewelry, ivory, etc. Whatever subject I'm...
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    Hi Mitch - the Jura-Artgraver looks interesting. ...

    Hi Mitch - the Jura-Artgraver looks interesting. From the description I would assume it has some kind of electro-impact generator in the handpiece - as well as having foot control, and adjustable...
  19. Thread: Crazy Horse !

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    Marty - thanks for the comment about the gold...

    Marty - thanks for the comment about the gold border work near the grips. As you already know, and as others will soon learn, all Colts SAA's are not created the same. These Single Action Army...
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    No welding involved Big Un - this is a simple...

    No welding involved Big Un - this is a simple iron inlay thing - the very stuff Frank Hendricks talked about during the early FEGA seminars. I just wasn't listing in at the time, or didn't have the...
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