Carving on Bones

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keithlong
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Carving on Bones

Post by keithlong » Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:54 am

Hey fellow carvers,
I have a large supply of cattle leg bones from a cow skelaton that is a couple years old. I would like to try to carve on one of them. Have any of you ever tried to carve on one? If so would you use a knife or a chisel? thanks for your help.
KeithLLong

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TM
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Re: Carving on Bones

Post by TM » Tue Nov 04, 2008 8:27 pm

I've never done it, but I've always wanted to try some scrimshaw. Carved ivory can look amazing when finished.

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