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By Jim Maxwell

You can now make your own Christmas adorns and Santa collectibles on your neighbors and family!
From instruments and fabrics, completing and portray to real styles and strategies, this wonderful educational ebook via Jim and Margie Maxwell will train you every thing you want to know.
Patterns for forty-two vintage Christmas collectibles are incorporated within, many are patterned after toys from Jims own assortment or are favourite little woman toys from Margies past.
Antique Santas
Miniature Houses
Toys from the 30s
Antique type Ornaments
Beginners and veteran woodcrafters alike may want to start with this development handbook and begin their very own selection of home made Christmas goods.

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Indd 50 F40 36 P36 GRIT SIZE The size of the grains used in any abrasive configuration – loose grains, sandpaper, stones and wheels – is described by several standards. Most commonly used is a screen size which refers to the number of holes per inch in a screen through which the abrasive grains are sifted. Sieves with successively finer screens catch the particles that can’t get through and are then named for the screen they just passed through. This method is used for granules up to about 220-grit (about 60µ).

Bottom line: poly-crystalline diamonds are well suited for loose-grain (or forms of diamond – do a web search for fullerene). paste) lapping compounds. They’ll crush as they wear That, and the fact that diamond crystals are sharp, and resharpen themselves. Monocrystalline diamonds means they can be called upon for sharpening duty. are recommended for bench “stones” or hones where Diamond crystals do wear out eventually but the lifethe diamond grit is fixed in place (usually in a layer span of diamond abrasive in most applications is long of plated-on nickel).

The conversion to martensite takes longer than the quench cycle and some of the retained austenite may or may not convert over hours, days, months or even years. Cryogenic treatment allows very nearly all of the retained austenite to convert to martensite. It’s as if the piece is finally, fully quenched. Cryogenic treatment improves toughness with little, if any, change in hardness. The improvement possible in any given piece will depend on how 9/15/09 5:04:02 PM 34 ( CHAPTER TWO ) much retained austenite it contains and that depends on how carefully it was heat-treated in the first place.

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