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By Jeff Phares

This publication chronicles all of the phases in making a lifelike human face from wooden. Illustrated with distinctive images of greater than 20 accomplished carvings, this publication additionally bargains a wealth of technical how-to info for woodworkers and artists. precious info comprises suggestion on dealing with instruments, counsel for operating wooden to resemble the form of dermis and muscular tissues, and tricks on carving reasonable hats and headdresses. additionally incorporated are greater than 20 diagrams that designate facial anatomy and the way it pertains to carving mask and busts.

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To cut all eight pieces, you'll need to set the saw for three different angles· ENDS AND SIDES. To cut the ends MITER - 22½° MITER SPUNE _ ARE SPLINES CUT AHRCDK FRH (A) first rip all eight pieces from 5/4 stock (1½e" actual thickness) finished width of 5" (Fig. 1). Now to 22½°. miter one end of each piece at Then cut each end (A) to final length 30° miter at the opposite end with (Fig. 1). The sides (B) are cut to length 15°by mitering the opposite end at cut to size, the Once all the pieces are next step is to rout grooves for splines.

15). Since the top is the most visible surface on the table, I took extra care to choose and match some nicelooking walnut boards. After the glue is dry, the top (H) can is a be cut Like the legs and drawers, the top of this table should also have few nice details. The front edge is curved to match the curved edging pieces, and routed the edges with an ogee fillet bit to give it a classic profile. a I to finished width (Fig. 15). I simply sized the panel to overhang the legs ¾" on the sides (Fig.

ALIGNMENT BLOCKs. 4). ) Then cut the blank into two separate alignment blocks (Fig. 4). MOUNTING. To mount the platform, first cut a base (B) from ¾"-thick plywood and draw alignment marks on the the first base (Fig. 5). Now position square on the alignment marks and screw it in place (Fig. 6). Butt the shorter of the two alignment blocks up against the square and screw another square to the base with the block snug between the squares (Fig. 6). To complete the platform, screw lin AUX. 7 g, FENCE 11½ RIP FENCE NOTE: ALL PLATFORM PLYWOOD) FUR S (SEEODFE (¾"-THICK DD BD LNa A a BLOCKS su s SAVE 8.

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