Creative Woodworks & crafts 2004-04, страница 10

Creative Woodworks & crafts 2004-04, страница 10

SUPPLIES

Wood: hardwood—one piece 1 /2" x 9-1/2" x 9-1/2" [a tight grain works well) Tools: scroll saw with blades of

choice; drill with 1/16"-Dia. bit Fine mist spray glue (e.g. 3M #77) Fine- to extra-fine-grit sandpaper Clear polyurethane Hanger of choice

The Wooden Teddy Bear, P.O. Box 33917, Portland, OR 97292-3917.

INSTRUCTIONS

Using a fine mist spray glue, affix the pattern to the wood. Apply a light coat of glue to the back of your patterns. DO NOT SPRAY THE GLUE ON THE WOOD. Wait 5 to 10 seconds for the glue to gain a stickiness like tape. (Too sticky and the patterns will be hard to remove after cutting: not sticky enough and the pattern might start to come off during cutting.)

Drill a 1/16"-Dia. hole (or smaller on some cutouts) in all areas to be cut out. Make all internal cuts before making the outside cut, as this will maintain a much more stable piece of wood with which to wore

Using fine- to extra-fine-grit sandpaper, gently sand the surface and any edges that may need it. (Reverse tooth or crown tooth blades would reduce the amount of sanding needed in the cutouts.)

Finish the project with clear polyurethane. Add the hanger of your choice, and enjoy!

For questions concerning this project, send an SASE to: Vernon Brown c/o

16 • Creative Woodworks 8. Crafts April 2004

by Vernon Brown of The Wooden Teddy Bear

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