Creative Woodworks & crafts 2005-11, страница 28

Creative Woodworks & crafts 2005-11, страница 28
^ pensive Fairy

, ^ pattern by Jacob Fowler, cut a

Pattern Located in Fuli Size Pattern Section No. II

and finished by Wayne Fowler


Wood; any attractive hardwood with good character-one piece i /2" to 3/4" X 8-3/4" X 5" (for fairy); complementary wood—one piece 3/4" x 10" x 4" (for base): dowels—four pieces 1/8"- to l/4"-Dia. x 1 "-long Tools: scroll saw with No. 2R and 5R blades; drill and/or drill press with 1/4". 1/8" and 1/16" (or smalier) bits: fixed disc or belt sander with fire or extra fine (120/220) disc or belt; router (optional) Ternporary-bond spray adhesive

(such as 3M 777 adhesive) Clear packing tape 1 /4 sheet of 220-grit sandpaper Wood glue 1" finishing nails (four) Elastic bands Paint thinner (optional) Flat stone 5" x 3" (for alternate base) Epoxy glue (for alternate base)


Jacob has been designing fanta-sy-themed pieces for sale at science fiction conventions for several years. While he has had sev era! very successful pieces (and sales), we are clways looking for new ideas. This fairy was shown in the art show at the Boston World Science Fiction Convention last fall, and I have sold several versions of it since then.

The finished fairy was cut on an Excalibur EX-30 saw from an interesting piece of quilted maple with a marble-like quality. The base is made from box elder that is similar in color to the maple, but any attractive wood such as cherry, oak, or elm would also make o great fairy and base.



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