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between the two base pieces with the dowels in place (see Fig. 5). Do the. same on the bottom of the owl, again with the dowels in place (see Fig, 6). Then stand the three pieces up and hold them together by elastic bands, making sure that the owl is perpendicular to the base. Stand the project .in a duiet corner overnight to let the glue set.
Thoroughly clean the completed owl and base and finish in the oil of your choice (our finished owl has two coats of walnut oil on it), Let it dry and it is ready for a,sale or a gift.
Send questions concerning this project to: Wayne Fowler, 33 Lgngmeadow Cres, Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 356. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ijSs
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Fig. 1. Prill two small holes on either side of the bottom of the top base piece and put the finishing nails in the holes.
Fig. 2. Center the top base piece on the bottom base piece and press down to mark where the dowel holes are to go.
Fig. 3. Drill two small holes in the base of the owl, put the finishing nails in the holes and center the owl over the top base.
Fig. 4. Press down to mark the dowel hole placement.
5. Use a small amount of wood glue between the two base pieces with the dowels in place.
Fig. 6. Do the same on the bottom of the owl, again with the dowels in place.
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