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Old 09-10-2011, 05:23 PM
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Default Carving a classic style Hobo Nickel




Hello I show a video that I have done on as I carving hobo nickels, does not want to be a didactic video simply is my way to work, I hope it will aid beginners carvers,the video is very long so little by little I will be upload and putting the parts, since it is recorded almost in real time of execution.

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Old 09-11-2011, 02:51 AM
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HI Mrthe ,

The video is super and the music too.Its is amazing.
Un gran logro para el que estoy seguro! Mis felicitaciones a mi amigo.

Thanks for the video.

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Old 09-11-2011, 02:57 AM
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posted the part 2
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Old 09-11-2011, 08:23 AM
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Great video Mrthe! and very instructive.
For me the three part don't work, it say "is a prviate video".

Thank you for sharing!
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Old 09-11-2011, 08:25 AM
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sorry Carlos ,try now should be work.
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Old 09-11-2011, 08:58 AM
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Superb videos.

What are you using, e.g., in Part 1, to power the sculpting punch?
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Old 09-11-2011, 09:01 AM
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At the end of the last video will be a little list of all the tools that i have used....i use the Lindsay Airgraver Classic with foot control.
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Old 09-11-2011, 09:38 AM
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Thanks for the videos!!! That looks very fun to do! Now I have to go buy one of Steve's nickle thingy-magigs


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Old 09-11-2011, 09:54 AM
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At the end of the last video will be a little list of all the tools that i have used....i use the Lindsay Airgraver Classic with foot control.
With the sculpting punch are you using the hammering mode?
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Old 09-11-2011, 10:11 AM
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yes i use in this case 30 psi and the regulation of the collar in the medium or large strokes
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Nice videos and cool coin too. Great music too.
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Old 09-11-2011, 12:30 PM
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Hi Mrthe,

Now I have seen all the five parts.
Like the wheat border on the hat band , a nice touch .

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Old 09-11-2011, 12:51 PM
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nice video!!! Does your stipple punch have a point or a small flat?
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Old 09-11-2011, 01:02 PM
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duplicate deleted, sorry
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Old 09-11-2011, 01:39 PM
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the punch for sculpting is a hss square graver blank sharpened with the lindsay round stippling template , the point of the punch is a very little (1 mm) 180 degree face picked in the diamond stone,i hope can post the lasts 2 parts tonight .
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Old 09-11-2011, 02:24 PM
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Nice videos and cool coin too. Great music too.
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Hi Mrthe,

Now I have seen all the five parts.
Like the wheat border on the hat band , a nice touch .

MO

Thank you SEngraver,this is a very simple carving,a classic subject,make for a little demostrations i preferre carve "my monsters" just yesterday i have carved the last one for a private sale " The Bigfoot"

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Old 09-11-2011, 02:34 PM
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Mrthe,

Big Foot looks great.Awesome.
How long does it take you to carve a nickel for example the one you made a video on ?

Thank you for the big foot picture, and the videos, it looks like there is more to come ?


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Old 09-11-2011, 02:55 PM
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the video is +/- in real time maybe 1 hour or little more to make it,others ones depend of the subject,if is easy or not ,if have inlay or not,can takes 4,6 or 8 hours its depend.

Uploaded the last one video ,the tutorial is complete now
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Old 09-12-2011, 03:38 AM
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Mrthe,

I saw six and seven today.Your tutorial is great thank you again for taking the time to film them and avail them to us.

Appreciate
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I really enjoyed the hobo nickle series. Thanks for posting.
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well, that was great fun to watch and a very good listen
Very cool indeed, both music, coin and video!!!!!
Youll have to explain me somethings about how to make these vids!!
That stuff rocks
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Old 09-12-2011, 06:19 PM
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well, that was great fun to watch and a very good listen
Very cool indeed, both music, coin and video!!!!!
Youll have to explain me somethings about how to make these vids!!
That stuff rocks
Hi Daniel i`m happy that you like it
How to make this videos? is easy ,but i use apple Imac,and the program Imovie, is very easy to use,the cam is the same that you have that you have reccomend me
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Old 09-12-2011, 08:14 PM
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Paolo, I am working thru your video's thanks for the time and effert. any new carver could work thru a nickel with the step by step you use... I have saved it and look forward to carving a nickel from it.....Thanks Rollie
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