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"Automaton" #1: starting out

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Blog entry by mpounders posted 01-06-2012 12:44 AM 3758 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made something similar to this several years back and wanted to do an improved version since my carving skills have improved a bit. I am also a big fan of Wanda Sowery and others who make these wonderful machines. I drew up some sketches of the figures I wanted for this and I have started carving them out. This is the face I came up with. The hat is a separate piece of wood that is glued on.



More to come!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com



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#1 posted 01-06-2012 03:13 AM

your having fun and becoming better all the time, keep it up, good work

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 01-06-2012 05:08 AM

The grin on that face suggests this going to be a cool project!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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