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Ox horn neckies.

Discussion in 'Makers Market' started by Cap'n Badger, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. Cap'n Badger

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    That's not strickly true fella....depends on how much horn is used an' how long it takes me t' finish. I've had t' turn down designs if they don't transpose t' a neckie...giving me a a4 design an' expecting it t' be line perfect on an' inch an' a half square neckie is sometimes impossible. I hand draw the designs onto the medium...so there is that t' consider when ordering, tho I try my best..lol
    On average....about 2 saw blades are broken every 4 or 5 neckies....tis a skill t' 'feel' when a blade is gettin' too tight....normally on lines that require a 180 degree turn in the design....I have about a thousand blades of different sizes rangein' from 0.1 of a mil t' 1mm an' above. The trouble I have is that the blade spine is the same size fer every one.....so I can only use a drill bit 0.3 of a mill t' start the saw in.....otherwise it don't fit...lol
    I look f'ward t' seein' what ye has in mind mate.....:D
     
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    John Fenna Lifetime Member & Maker

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    of course, some would be impossible, so i have chosen a few and had a good close look to see any details that would be impossible or really fragile, and have come up with a fairly complicated but possible (well i couldn't do it but i would probably mess up a circle!) design:

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    would that be possible or would it take too long or too much horn? if it will be too hard i have a couple of other ideas.
     
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    Wow....nice design.....That's alot o' drill holes...lol...I can do it...but ye'll have t' get permish of the design owner....It is copyrighted.:cool:
     
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    i wonder how much horn you have to use! you have done, what 40 since the beginning of December-ish? are all those you have completed on your first page first attempts or does it take a few tries? i know if i tried it i would have to start breeding ox's to get one right!
     
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    carp... thats really annoying... ill keep looking...
     
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    lol...Find one that dosn't have a watermark on it.....or look in royalty free images fella.
     
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    if it just has a little name in the corner then its not copyrighted is it? sorry for all the questions.
     
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    First time ones matey....I don't like wastin' horn....I spend most o' me time gettin' the design 'right' on the horn b4 I cut or drill anything.....Just how I work fella. lol
     
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    If it has 'ANY' name printed on the design...it IS copyrighted....you might want t' take this t' pm's fella.....or we could be talkin' on here fer 'some' time..lmao.
     
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    that is one hell of an amazing talent you have!:You_Rock_ is that completely self taught?

    EDIT: sorry ill stop talking lol :D
     
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    lol...seems so...used t' cut non-british coins when I was younger but lost the blades t' the saw after I moved.....found them again Just b4 nov last year an' posted a couple o' neckies I did for-a-laugh.....now got me a cottage buisness it seems...lmao
     
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    Cheers Chris.......
     
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    hehe....did think o' writin' two word reply involvin' 'ARTIST' an' another word....but thought better of it, as I've already been slap wristed fer insinuatin' a swear word...lol
     
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    Picked up my monkies today, seriously great job you've done there, may have more orders on the horizon!

    Thanks again Cap'n, these are perfect :)

    CH
     
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    This weekend I got my SWB neckie and my avatar neckie.Not sure wether I shouls wear them as I'd hate to break or lose one.I think I'm going to put both on my hat.
     
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