Creative Woodworks & crafts 2001-11, страница 38
Wood: basswood— one piece 3" x 3" x 2" Tools: band or scroti saw; drill with 1/4"-Dia. bit; carver's knife; No. 41-4mm Vtool; Nos. 11-6mm and 11-2mm veiners 1/4" dowel Cork
Oil paints; black, burnt umber, cadmium red, flesh, gold
ochre, green, white Paintbrushes of choice Soft cloth
Catoe a prate Bottle Stopper
by Ivan Whillock
Step 2. Draw a center line on the front of the cutout and carve a 90 degree angle across the face.
Step 3. Carve away the excess wood at the of the neck and at the shoulders to create the face oval.
the most irresponsible of pirates would finish an entire bottle of rum in one so this bottle stopper come in quite handy!
Step 1. Rough out the carving blank, both side and with a band or scroll . Bore a 1/4"-Dia. hole the bottom of the cutout, sure to center the hole
................^ _ it will be used both
for the holding handle and for the dowel for the cork. Screw the holding handle into the hole to serve as a holding device as you carve. (Make a handle for holding small carving projects by inserting a 1/4" hanger bolt into a tool handle. You can turn one yourself or purchase one from a tool supplier. Use epoxy to secure the bolt into the handle.)
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