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Forum topic by skip7083 posted 11-21-2015 04:02 AM 618 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-21-2015 04:02 AM


Fairly new to carving and wondering if it is worth it to invest in eye punches for small caricatures/santas.

Thanks for any advice.


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#1 posted 11-22-2015 05:03 AM

I chose to go with a very pointed knife (Bütz detail) as the caricatures i do, such as smiling Santas, have eyes that punches can’t do. Most of my carvings are in the 4-9 inch range…



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#2 posted 11-22-2015 05:22 PM

When I first started carving I thought eye punches would be the answer in eye, I used them once
and since then they have been sitting in my assortment of carving tools just gathering rust and
dust, you can’t beat a sharp pointed knife.

-- Torpidhummer

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