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#1 Tony Mertens

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 10:07 PM

I've been working through the Charles Lewton book trying to get the hang of fold forming. Here are some pics of my efforts.

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 12:47 AM

AWESOME!!!

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 03:55 AM

It appears that you have, worked your way through enough. That you got a very good understanding of it all nicely done![Laugh]
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Posted 18 December 2009 - 05:00 AM

Nice stuff, Tony. It IS a freakin' blast, innit? Addictive. I have a couple sold knives I need to finish up, and want to do some more FFing.
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Posted 18 December 2009 - 05:06 AM

Tony, These are always fun things to look at. What people don't realise is that the metal became the teacher. These are the proof of the learning, objects of ponder. suggestions of places to go..Very nice take off, have a nice flight. Brad

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 05:58 AM

Hey I have a bunch of bits that look a lot like those [Beer]

That double crisscross flat fold (first piece 2nd photo) is tricky [Groovy] Of course it was the first thing I tried <img src=' /> Luckily I moved on and tried other stuff...
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#7 Tony Mertens

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 07:33 AM

Thanks for the compliments. It is sort of addicting. In a good way. [Groovy]

That double crisscross flat fold (first piece 2nd photo) is tricky [Beer] Of course it was the first thing I tried <img src=' /> Luckily I moved on and tried other stuff...


Shawn - I thought about that as the background for the flower in my other post. I didn't have a large enough sheet of copper though and it would have brought up another whole set of issues. <img src=' /> Decided to run with what I knew. Maybe for another piece though.

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Posted 26 June 2010 - 08:38 PM

The patinas add another level to the pieces. Charles's FF book is real eye candy, isn't it? The huge number of photos are a real help to us visual thinkers.

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#9 Tony Mertens

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 06:02 AM

Thank's for the compliments. Good to have another fold former here. The book is a great way to get started that's for sure. Sometimes I just like to take a piece to the power hammer and see where it goes.

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Posted 29 June 2010 - 07:37 AM

Lovin these pieces [Big Grin]

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Posted 30 June 2010 - 07:02 PM

Thank you.




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