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Forum topic by HuckFinn posted 07-09-2015 01:53 AM 731 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-09-2015 01:53 AM

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I’m in middle of a project which consists of a tree and river set onto a plain pine board. For the tree trunk, I used my scrollsaw to cut individual sections of the trunk, then sanded the corners so when they were placed together, there were these grooves all over the trunk. Any techniques to mimic the effect of a rushing river? I have a miter, scrollsaw, and router to work with.

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#1 posted 07-22-2015 05:16 AM

Check in some of the model railroading sites. Google model railroad water scenes!

I have seen some realistic wet water scenes like this below:

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#2 posted 07-22-2015 05:26 AM

I would try carving some irregular parallel grooves with a V-groove carving gouge

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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#3 posted 07-24-2015 07:45 AM

Looks like a mass murder at the train depot.

-- Tom - Measure twice cut once. Then measure again. Curse. Fudge.

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