Creative Woodworks & crafts 2005-01, страница 6

Creative Woodworks & crafts 2005-01, страница 6

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Wood: hardwood (mid-brown color,, e.g. brown oak, willow, butternut or similar wood)—one piece 1/2" to 3/4" x 10-l/2"x8-1/2" Tools: scroll saw with a No. 21? and/or 5R blade: fixed disc or belt sander with fine or extra fine (! 20/2201 disc or belt; access, to photocopier Temporary-bond spray adhesive (such as3/v! 777

adhesive) 1 /4 sheet of 220-grit sandpaper Finishing oil of your choice (e.g. fung, walnut, etc.)

pattern by Jacob Fowler, cut and Finished by Wayne Fowler

SK/KKtK^/KKMBKH recommend' using a No. 5 or No. 2 reverse tooth blade in

order to reduce chipping on the bottom of the piece. KpHMIHHHffiKijm After you have drilled: the guide holes and cut out the fret

pieces, either peel the pattern off or use a solvent such as B^^jhifpaint thinner to remove the paper pattern. Let the piece dry HEHMBjgBaM before you sand the front and back on a disc or belt sander.

■jaSriTrrSiygllTiiW/iSTm°^iTcnuiltMIflr*r(m?jlBSffni This's your chance to ensure that the bottom of the frame is H||r9Sh£^ square and straight by; sanding out any bumps on the out-

side frame. I find that then using a 1/4 sheet of 220-grit sand-paper is a good way of removing any remaining burs and Hmimi||w|9M lightly rounding the edges to give it a more finished look.

Clean the moose using your favorite tool of choice (I use a clean paintbrush). Finish with a thin oil to seal the inner ecjgeg (| use either walnut or tung oil). . If you are planning, to display it en a shelf, this piece

I ntTOd UCTIOn could be mounted on a rectangular base measuring about

f live in the very cosmopolitan greater-Toronto area, which 11" x 2" using two dowels or screws through either end. I use has a population approaching five million people and all a roundover router bit to give my bases a more finished look, the facilities of a world-class city. However, this is Canada Another option would be to round the ends of the base (eh!:), so a lot of people 1 know have a moose, deer or before routing, again to give it a more professional look. If bear story. Many people have access to summer and win- you are using thinner wood, it could be hung in a window ter cottages north and east of the city where the big crjt- using fishing wire attached through two small holes at either ters run free. As for our woodworking, we have sold a few end of the: top of the piece, bears and get asked -or wolves a lot at craft shows, so we

thought, ''Why not try a moose?!" Send questions concerning this project to: Wayne Fowler, 33

This piece is designed to fit inside of a finished rectan- Longmeadow Cres,. Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 356. gle, a rough finished piece of wood (as shown in the Email: m

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