Creative Woodworks & crafts 2003-03, страница 6

Creative Woodworks & crafts 2003-03, страница 6


Wood: mahogany or wood of cnoice—one piece 1/4"- 1/2" x 8" x 8 Tools: scroll saw with assorted blades; drill with toils Temporary-bond spray

adhesive Sandpaper, assorted grits Finish of choice


Wood: oak or wood of choice—one piece 1/2" x 8:'x8-l/2" (for the overlay); Ballic birch plywood or wood of choice—one piece 1/8" x 8" x 8-1 /2" (for the backer board) Tools: scroll saw with 2R blades; drill and 1 /16" bit; palm sander Temporary-bond spray adhesive Sandpaper of medium and fine grits Tack cloth

Spray-on Polyurethane varnish

Can of spray paint in a dark color or color of your choice (for backer

board) White glue Two-part epoxy glue Hanger

Pattern Located in Full Size Pattern Section No. 2!

by Dan Fenelon of Fenelon Designs and sawn by John Polhemus of JP Woodworks


Copy the pattern and transfer it to the selected stock, attaching it with spray adhesive. Bore blade entry holes in the waste areas of the pattern. Make all cuts, beginning with the inside and_working toward the perimeter. Thoroughly sand the piece. Apply finish of choice. Hang and enjoy! ^

Pattern Located in Full Size Pattern Section No. 2!


by Sheila Bergner of Toys in fhe Attic


Copy your pattern so that ^^'^^Bi^^^fPSH^P^^P^. you may retain and

reuse the original. Transfer the oattern jg ''^jwmto the wood with UpP^ M spray adhesive. Bore all

.JSfw M ** blade entry holes and

* & Jf make all inferior cuts. Stop cut-

& ting before you cut the outline of the leaf. cf To make the backer board, begin by & spraying adhesive on a blank sheet of copy paper and attach it to the 1/8" Baltic birch board. Spray a mist of spray glue onto the copy paper side of the board and attach it to the rear of your cutout pattern. Saw around

and tape the backer board to the back side of the project. Remove the remaining pattern pieces from your project and use a palm sander to sand your project.

Finishing Procedure

If you used oak or other such fine hard woods, spray the inside holes first with a polyurethane spray finish (Satin finish was used in the example). Spray the face of the project with the polyurethane finish.

While you are waiting for the project to dry, spray paint both sides and the edges of the Baltic birch backer board. Apply a polyurethane finish on the backer board when dry to provide a protective finish. Apply white wood glue sparingly to the back of the fretwork project. Place the backer board onto the project and lay on a

the perimeter of the pattern to complete the cutout. Remove the Baltic birch from the back of your piece. Your backer board will now match the outline of the fretwork plaque exactly. In lieu of using spray and glue, you may substitute a good quality packaging tape 6 • Creative Woodworks S. Crafts March 2003

flat surface. You may weigh it down or clamp it if necessary until fhe glue dries. Use the two-part epoxy according to label directions and glue a hanger on the back of the plaque. Display with pride! ji'i

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