Creative Woodworks & crafts 2001-01, страница 24

Creative Woodworks & crafts 2001-01, страница 24

continued from page 22 Joshua Dolph won the Best Original Design award in the 10-12 year old category in the Kids Woodcraft Contest 2000 held in upstate New York. (For more on the contest, see the preceding article.)


Make the lily pad

Transfer the lily pad pattern to the kiwi Corian and cut it to shape. Sand the edges and apply the four pressure sensitive feet to the underside.

Make the frogs

Transfer the frog pattern to the malachite Corian and bore blade entry holes for the eyes, mouths, and legs. Saw the piece to shape, starting with the interior cuts and then sawing around the outside.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, then place the frogs in it for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove the piece from the oven and form it into a "U" shape by bending it over a brick. Caution: handle the Corian piece with care during this step as it is extremely hot! Allow the frogs to cool.


Referring to the Assembly Drawing, glue the frog to the lily pad with wicking cyanoacrylate glue and enjoy!


Corian: kiwi*—one piece 1/2" x 6-3/4" x 9" (for the lily pad); malachite*—one piece 1/4" x 5" x 11" (for the frog)

Tools: scroll saw with various blades (hand-cut

blades work best); drill with bits Temporary-bond spray adhesive Sandpaper, assorted grits Oven Oven mitts Brick

Wicking cyanoacrylate glue* Four pressure sensitive feet * Available from Art Specialties Int., 74 N. Aurora St., Lancaster, NY 14086.

Note: Josh adapted his frogs from computer clip art available from The Learning Company, One Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA 02142;; © The Learning Company, Inc. and its liscensors.

Lily pad

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Assembly Drawing

Glue the frogs in place on the lily pad with wicking cyanoacrylate glue

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