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    SamW - Name on bottom Right "FOX" on left side same position I think it also has "FOX" ?????

    Was the wood engraving done with hand chisels/gouges or with power chisels/gouges like GRS chisels/gouges for handpiece or ?



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    Jerry, the metal has been very nice to cut and polishes very well. No complaints at all.

    Roger, the left side has GRAY drawn out...just not cut yet. The wood carving was done with exacto knife blades and small wood chisels along with fine riffler files and sand paper. The background was smoothed with a flat punch (used lightly). No power tools on the wood except the punching of the background.

    PS...It might be noted that I removed the retaining plate on the left side that held the two cross pins in place that the hammer and rolling block rotated on by screwing in a tight fitting screw and riveting it in place from the back side. I then converted the two pins to Ruger No. 1 style retaining, that is, with a cap screw. This allowed me to sculpt the gray squirrel and scene.
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    Fred don't you really mean "show and tail"?

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    Sam I hope you put some Renaissance wax on it in case Fred drools on it! I know if I had an opportunity I would drool on it. Are you going to make any castings of this!

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    Had not thought about casting but probably a good idea...thanks for that. And yes to the wax!
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    Sam,
    Will you have the little Remington at FEGA?
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    Sam what is the best way to remove Renaissance wax (soap and water?), and will Renaissance wax interfere/soften or weaken the patina/liver of sulphur in particular underneath it?

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    I have never removed Renaissance wax, only added more. However I should think that acetone or mek would work...in a well ventilated area and rubber gloves, etc. I usually stay away from soap and water at least for bare steel items.

    Sandy, you going to wear your golden locks??
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    Here is a much better photo of the wood carving.

    The wood is rather porous due to the soil and moisture conditions of the area it came from but home is home. Tru Oil is filling the pores just fine.
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    wow that looks just like your engraving.

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