Shredded money scales

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Shredded money scales

Post by Straydog 5247 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:37 pm

Many years ago I received some shredded money and rattle snake scale acrylic material from a forumite , I believe it was a experiment on his part .
I made 4 knives using this , the shredded money scales were not popular at that time , however , since then I've had a family member begging me to make him a "shredded money knife", I thought of making my own until I realized I don't have the equiptment or knowledge to make 'em , also I believe the guy that made the scales passed on ( I may be wrong) , My question is , Does anybody know where to get "Shredded money scale material" ?
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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by natcherly » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:21 pm

Here's my $0.02

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing used to sell, and maybe still do, bags of shredded bills. Mix some of that with epoxy, mold it into a form of the desired scale, and there you have it.

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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by Straydog 5247 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:49 pm

natcherly wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:21 pm
Here's my $0.02

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing used to sell, and maybe still do, bags of shredded bills. Mix some of that with epoxy, mold it into a form of the desired scale, and there you have it.
That will be my "last resort" Mr. Natch ....Thanx for your input

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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by Bill DeShivs » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:53 pm

Use casting acrylic from Hobby Lobby to cast the scales. LMK if you do it this way, and I'll send you a link to the correct casting acrylic.
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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by john » Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:54 pm

Hi RonDog,
Kruznn a.k.a. Roger Forsyth might be a person you could contact for this material. I got a few pieces from him that he wasn’t using anymore. So he may know where you can find some already made. Send him a PM or contact him on Facebook.
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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by Straydog 5247 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:10 pm

Bill DeShivs wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:53 pm
Use casting acrylic from Hobby Lobby to cast the scales. LMK if you do it this way, and I'll send you a link to the correct casting acrylic.
Thanks Bill , If I decide to give it a shot ,I'll get back to you for the link

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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by Straydog 5247 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:13 pm

john wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:54 pm
Hi RonDog,
Kruznn a.k.a. Roger Forsyth might be a person you could contact for this material. I got a few pieces from him that he wasn’t using anymore. So he may know where you can find some already made. Send him a PM or contact him on Facebook.
John
Howdy John !.... Hey ! , I know Roger , I'll give him a shout and see what develops
Thanx for the info
Rondog

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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by john » Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:25 am

Straydog 5247 wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:13 pm
john wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:54 pm
Hi RonDog,
Kruznn a.k.a. Roger Forsyth might be a person you could contact for this material. I got a few pieces from him that he wasn’t using anymore. So he may know where you can find some already made. Send him a PM or contact him on Facebook.
John
Howdy John !.... Hey ! , I know Roger , I'll give him a shout and see what develops
Thanx for the info
Rondog

Good luck I hope you find a set of scales. Check this out:
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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by Straydog 5247 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:09 pm

I was able to get ahold of Roger ,and he directed me to a outfit that sells shredded money acrylic blocks (woodturningz.com) I received the product and it's working well ,I'll try to post pix of finished project , but no promises , my photo place is actin' stupid sometimes ,LOL....Thanx to all that helped with me findin' this stuff
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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by john » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:24 pm

If you can't post a photo because, “it's acting stupid”, you can send me the photo and I'll post it for you.
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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by thom » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:16 pm

Love to see the pics

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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by Straydog 5247 » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:18 am

thom wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:16 pm
Love to see the pics
I'm tryin' .... :lol:

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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by Straydog 5247 » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:20 am

john wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:24 pm
If you can't post a photo because, “it's acting stupid”, you can send me the photo and I'll post it for you.
OK John ....thank you sir

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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by whippersnapper » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:28 am

Ron you can upload pics directly with the forum attachment feature. No need to screw with photobucket.

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Re: Shredded money scales

Post by sammy the blade » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:34 am

Anxious to see your work Ron!

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