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Topic: Elder Futhark runes in on antler  (Read 1446 times)
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« on: April 24, 2009 07:22:59 PM »

I wanted to make a set of runes, and I was cruising around ebay and found a set of 8 mule deer antler bits for cheap, so I said "Meh, why not?". My father in law actually cut them into little "coins" and I burned the runes into them. It wasn't particularly hard, but I enjoyed it and think it has paved the way for future bone and antler projects for me. It's a pretty neat medium to work with.

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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2009 08:25:49 PM »


Wow, the natural antlers are a perfect material for runes.
Already I'm wondering what else you could do with these little "coins".
Very imaginative! 
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2009 08:43:06 PM »

Very nifty!  I agree - what a perfect medium for the runes!
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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2009 09:25:47 PM »

These are very cool.  Did the smell of them bother you at all?  Whenever I try to cut antlers, they smell just awful.  They do make great artwork though.

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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2009 11:46:26 PM »

Beautiful Runes. The antler is perfect!

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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009 06:05:29 AM »

The smell was a little overwhelming at first, but I got used to it pretty quickly. The wood burning went really well... like butter! I had a lot of fun doing these. Thanks for your kind comments!
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