This Would Be An Interesting Hobby

This Would Be An Interesting Hobby

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    Thumbs up This Would Be An Interesting Hobby

    And...you sure could make it "pay off" if you got good at it.
    Start off doing simple scroll embellishment & then advance to those nice "Wildlife Scenes"


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    good stuff i wont be trying it anytime soon

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    OMG QK - wish that I were that skilled. I do enjoy wood carving and metalwork but no way I think now, at this late stage of life, could I hope to match that sort of work.

    Much of it is deserving of the word ''exquisite''.
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    Sooo far beyond any artistic ability I have.
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    wow , I would have it all done and opps! Well time to start over. lol.

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    Yea, I have everything required to do things like that............ Except talent!!
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    If it could be done with a lathe of some sort that you could program with equations to make the curves... man you'd be in business. Just take a sketch and figure out all the equations to approximate its shape.

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    Euc - you are talking CNC engraving/carving - pretty OK if there is an original pattern I guess. In fact laser engraving could well simulate this stuff quite nicely - once you have the artwork - good at least for repetition.
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    That's what I was thinking... get some artist and commission them to make designs, simple sketches...

    Then again I'm thinking from the perspective of a cold hard mathematician and not an artist.

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    Actually, There Is A Formula For It - Sort Of

    You can trace your designs on a flexible type of adhesive backed clear tracing film.
    Then stick it down to the gun stock & roto-cut the outlines right through the film onto the wood.
    That makes getting the basic design transferred to the wood pretty easy. That's really the hard part.
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    Quote Originally Posted by QKShooter
    You can trace your designs on a flexible type of adhesive backed clear tracing film.
    Then stick it down to the gun stock & roto-cut the outlines right through the film onto the wood.
    That makes getting the basic design transferred to the wood pretty easy. That's really the hard part.
    Id still manage to mess it up

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