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Re: Real or repro
Posted by Ernie Brandt on Saturday, 16 August 2014, at 9:41 a.m., in response to Re: Real or repro, posted by John (S) on Saturday, 16 August 2014, at 1:50 a.m.
IMHO as Dick would say, It's a "bubba" job. Could be a Bannerman's and even they are starting to get some interest.
Reasons are too numerous to list.
I loved his reply to the chip question. The "knot" would have condemned the unfinished stock to the scrap heap.
The killer is the barrel band spring in-letting. As good as my carver is, he cannot get the ends square with the tools he uses. I square off the in-letting by hand.
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