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Chip Carving Workshop: More Than 200 Ready-to-Use Designs by Lora Irish

By Lora Irish

Chip carving, sometimes called spoon carving or “Kerbschnitt,” is the fitting creation to woodcarving for newbies. this easy conventional carving process makes use of quite a few simple knives to take away chosen chips of wooden in small triangles, squares, and free-form curves, generating amazingly complex and gentle effects. Nationally identified woodcarving artist and writer Lora S. Irish exhibits you ways to start during this venerable craft.

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The paddle-wheel is now ready to It may be fitted inside of the casing. he necessary to file some of the ends off the paddles, in order to let the pad Aftei die-wheel go into the casing. it is fitted in, so that it will turn easily, place the entire machine in a vise, and bore three 4-in. holes, one in the lug, one in the project]. m-. B, b, and the other in the base, as shown by the Mack dots in Fig. 6. Also bore the port-hole in projection B, and the exhaust hole rin. holes at in projection b.

It can be made by hack-sawing the same from a section in. in diameter and borof metal 3 let Fig. 2 made with is I ing for the hole. Sometimes a common cart wheel hub can be used for the purpose. The wings have to be of wrought or other stiff metal, so that they will retain t form h e ir under pressure the of the water. These p a d- d 1 are e s in. o ut wide. '! 1) nioii 's-in. '1-1 <> or metal answer the purpose. The wheel is set upon its shaft and the plan is made for the volume of water to fall upon the paddles at F.

In. - over a trifle ash, or hickory, and :! ft. long. thick, I 1 % A in. it. -^ thick, Ion-. (i A spring, Fig. 2, is made from a good piece of oak and fastened to the stock Bow-Gu in. The in. wide thick, piece of oak, :; s i"1 wide and (1 ft. long, will he sufficient to make the trigger, spring and arrows. A piece of tin, some nail and a good cord will complete the materials necessary to make the cross; how. The piece of maple or pine selected must he planed and sandpapered on b< >th sides, and then marked shown A groove in Fig.

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