ygmir wrote:so, all secured for splitting:
wedge and feathers:
close up, note configuration so pressure takes place "down hole" not at the surface:
5/8" dia. holes:
tap, tap, crack.........:
as it opens:
sometimes, as the piece you split off, falls and flips off the table, your incredible speed, allows you to jump right out of your "safety crocs".:
split piece on the ground, monument ready for next phase of handset/chisel shaping:
FIGJAM wrote:If those are pool noodles I don't think it will slip.
ygmir wrote:sometimes, as the piece you split off, falls and flips off the table, your incredible speed, allows you to jump right out of your "safety crocs".:
Sunbeam56 wrote:Wow! Chuck, Ygmir... those projects are so MANLY!
(fanning blushing cheeks).
ygmir wrote:very cool Sadie. does it have a specific use?
unjonharley wrote:Looks real good Sadie... Go slow in working out the bug.. I tend to go fast and burn something up..
FIGJAM wrote:One of them also has solar panels and a nuclear reactor.................I think?
Elorrum wrote:It will work for sure. and remember, there are lots of folks there who are great at this stuff, and love to share info and fiddle with things. Just don't let go of the tools if you want to do it yourself. I stopped letting myself get elbowed away from My projects a long time ago, that's the way a lot of people think they are helping.
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