Carving Project Carving This Ladybug Is Simply A Matter Of Rounding A Carefully Selected Piece Of Butternut
Carving project carving this ladybug is simply a matter of rounding a carefully selected piece of butternut is article about Magazine bookmarked by charlie with ID 12040540512 was uploaded on 26-01-2019 and has been viewed 387,347 times.
Ladybug Fridge Magnet This piece's simplicity is complimented by its unusual but effective detailing.If you choose to use a 4" by 6" block as I have done for this article, you will produce one extremely large and functional refrigerator magnet.
Preparatory StepsBy anticipating the final product, two preparatory steps become obvious.First, to obtain a pattern of rings on the ladybug, select a piece of wood with grain running as close as possible to horizontal.
Then draw on the pattern and cut it out with your bandsaw.Second, use a ¾" Forstner bit to drill holes where ¾" rare-earth magnets can be inserted later.The depth of the holes should equal the thickness of the magnets.
I located the holes where I would attach my carving vice, thus permitting the holes to be hidden under the magnets when the carving was done.Draw pattern on block Select horizontal grain Drill holes for magnets Holes match holding device Carve the LadybugGiven the infestation of ladybugs in Ontario this year, it was easy to find a reference model.
Begin by rounding the block lengthwise using a #2 gouge face down.Then, contour the 'off-round' side profile of the ladybug.It is important to resist the urge to round...