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Old 03-16-2010, 05:33
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ok so i've got my woodburner and a lighter and scissors but i have SOOOOO much trouble heat sealing the stupid ends on the spikes so they're even. i end up with spikes that can't be seen because they get so short...so how does everyone do their spikes? for v-cuts i mean...
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:36
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I do them with scissors and a lighter for that reason, I can not for the life of me get them to look good with a wood burner
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:42
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I fold my ribbon in half and cut my V. While still held folded in half, I let go of my grip just slightly so that the 2 sides are about 1/8" apart. I touch each side with the barrel (not the tip) of the wood burner really quickly. Works every time.
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:50
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I fold my ribbon in half horizontally to find where the center of my v will be. Then I cut down & out from the center, flip & repeat. If you try to go up & out the angle is all wonky. The only way I can get the angle right is down & to the right. I hope that made sense....
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:55
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I was just watching this lol maybe it will help
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