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By Jeff Phares

This publication chronicles all of the phases in making a sensible human face from wooden. Illustrated with targeted photos of greater than 20 entire carvings, this ebook additionally bargains a wealth of technical how-to details for woodworkers and artists. valuable details comprises suggestion on dealing with instruments, counsel for operating wooden to resemble the form of epidermis and muscle groups, and tricks on carving real looking hats and headdresses. additionally integrated are greater than 20 diagrams that specify facial anatomy and the way it pertains to carving mask and busts.

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Fit the bottom part of the lock in place, put the top part in position, mark, drill, and fit, using a supporting block (as shown). The finished box looking ready for travel. Inset detail shows the piano hinge. By drilling the remaining holes fractionally off-center, you can adjust the relative positions of the two halves. When you have the two halves lined up, drill any remaining holes dead center. Insert the screws and line up the screw heads in one direction for a finished look. his striking box will be the ideal place to keep your cards, whatever game you play.

Sand all surfaces smooth. Take a little time over this, as a good finish is very important. Carve the waste portion to any shape that meets your fancy, and smooth it well. Remember to leave a flat base to give it a good gluing area, and glue it in place on the lid. The finished box, resembling a modern sculpture as much as a box. The front swings out and up like a "gull-wing" door on a sports car to reveal a small, safe space inside. his unusual hexagonal box, in cocobolo, glass, and ebony, features an all-wood catch and hinges.

HEXAGONAL BOX • CUTTING OFF LID 59 HINGES AND CATCH Cut off the lid using a '/,6in router bit in the router table. Remember not to go all the way through, but cut the last '/32in with a craft knife. Trim and level all the newly exposed edges, first with a sharp chisel; then by working the pieces on a sheet of 240-grit garnet paper laid on a flat surface. Finally smooth with the grain using 240 and then 320-grit garnet on a small block. Sand all external surfaces smooth. Drill a '/Nin hole right through each of the four prepared ebony pieces, going across the grain as shown on the plan, %zin from the end.

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