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You won't notice a lot of differences between using vine and willow charcoal. Vine (of the grape) tends to be slightly darker in tone, is physically a little harder than willow, and I believe it has a somewhat finer structure. Vine is thinner and usually a little straighter than willow. The latter can come in a larger variety of thicknesses, which can be ...


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There are still a couple of ambiguities in the description, so I'll try to cover a few variations on what you've described, including a possible alternate approach. Resin casting as the "finished" item The question describes the objective of making a small box, similar to a ring box, that will be lined internally. The scenario I'll describe in ...


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The terminology varies from "industry" to "industry" but the concepts are the same. I watched years ago a video teaching creation of molds from fiberglass cloth. The original was called a plug, the mold was created from the plug and the part was created from the mold. In jewelry casting, the concept is the same, but the words are ...


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There are several ways to repair, one of the easiest would be to use book repair tape. There are several different ones available through Dick Blick. Two that I have used in the past and have worked well are Lineco Spine Repair Tape and 3M Scotch #845 Book Tape. The first is basically a cloth tape available in both black and white. The 3M tape is a thick, ...


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