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Forum topic by RPhillips posted 09-25-2018 10:31 PM 468 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RPhillips

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09-25-2018 10:31 PM

I have an uncle that used to carve duck decoys. He recently passed away and my Dad gave me all his carving tools.

I received a Foredom powered shaft with about three tools, a GRS Gravermax with two chisel tools and a rotary tool, an silent air compressor, a few Flexcut knives, a set of Flexcut palm skew gouges, a set of Miller-Falls palm gouges, and a bunch of various bits for the rotary tools and other odds and ends. Oh, also a wood burning kit too.

Guess I’ll spending some time on youtube learning how to use it all!

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...


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TheFridge

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#1 posted 09-25-2018 11:01 PM

Foredom is awesome. The rest is a bonus.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#2 posted 09-25-2018 11:06 PM

my condolences to your family for loosing such a talented member of the family.

Foredom is awesome. The rest is a bonus.

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-- I started out with nothing in life ~ and still have most of it left.

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#3 posted 09-26-2018 11:05 PM

I would guess that your uncle focused his carving on the power tools rather than the Miller-Falls palm tools. You might take a similar approach to learning about woodcarving. It is difficult to develop skills with hand tools and power at the same time.

-- Phil Allin - Ventura, CA

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