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Forum topic by Graywind posted 12-12-2017 02:23 PM 457 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Graywind

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12-12-2017 02:23 PM

Hi All,
I’m brand new to chip carving, and have a question for those who have been doing it a while. I have the Flexcut chip carving set, and the problem I’m having is that my hand starts sweating in no time holding the knife making it hard to hold and use. Any suggestions? Thanks for any help!


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UpstateNYdude

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#1 posted 12-12-2017 02:31 PM

wear a nitrile glove

-- Nick, “I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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mpounders

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#2 posted 12-13-2017 10:31 PM

wrap the knife handle with vet wrap tape.

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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#3 posted 12-15-2017 07:39 PM

I have the same issue. I’m just going to rough the handles up with some sandpaper. They really are slick, I will agree. I guess you could always coat them with PlastiDip.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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