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Jim Earl

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01-14-2013 01:31 AM

Topic tags/keywords: resource trick tip woodburning

Some of you has asked me to give classes on woodburning. I have even been aked to give classes locally, This i a new field to me. How and what do you all feel or think about this. let me know and how do I start ? Your input will be very much appriciated. Thank You Jim

-- Jim Earl

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#1 posted 01-14-2013 01:49 AM

cool jim!

Off the bat I would be interested in knowing:
1) types of the art—meaning are there different forms, uses, etc.
2) tools: types, varieties, costs, entry level, advanced tools
3) techniques
4) woods—are all woods good for this art form or just some…maybe a list…

just a few thoughts…GOOD LUCK!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Eric in central Florida

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#2 posted 01-14-2013 03:02 AM

Just about anything you post on woodburning will be interesting Jim.
You are light-years ahead of anything I’ve seen on it.
I think like Matt, tools, techniques and just general thoughts you have on what works and what doesn’t.
You would certainly smooth out the learning curve for a bunch of people.
Thanks a bunch.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#3 posted 01-14-2013 03:10 AM

Nothing ventured nothing gained

run an advertisement in a local or regional newspaper in the classified ?

keep it short

you want them to call you and when they do, tell them what they need to bring and what you provide ie: you provide wood, they bring burning pens

get their e-mail addy and send them pics of what they will burn with a pen


-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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