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Old 03-20-2011, 08:31
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Default Re: Lets talk spikes

Originally Posted by lilredsmiles View Post
Fold your ribbon in half lengthwise, snip at a 45 degree angle, separate ever so slightly, and apply the barrel of your woodburner to both ends at the same time, then open back up ASAP. The key is to make sure your two sides of your dovetail are not touching or they will fuse.
Aaah! Now I see the problem - I was trying to use my woodburner to cut the ribbon, not just heat seal it!!

Originally Posted by RUBES View Post
Until you get the technique (it will take a bit to get...practice on some scraps) & to save your thumb get some of the lighters that click down rather then the roll type ones My hubby bought me a bunch and it was THE BEST thing
Are those the long ones you can use to light the grill? I'll have to get some!I've also heard some people mention they use a candle!

Originally Posted by Maxine View Post
Here is a post showing the "v cut" that might help you
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