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JRWCA 2001
Contains class description and patterns for the May mini-class.
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TipRZ

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TopRZ

ball-4.gif (1096 bytes) Class Description

Learn to two novelty items all your carving friends will envy. Learn to carve a TopR for your pencil and a TipR for your favorite carving tool. You also will other  projects to challenge you in the art of carving in the round an in low relief. If you are new to carving, you will learn the basics of pattern layout, blocking/roughing out, detailing, and finishing a project. During class the carver will use only a sharp carving knife to complete two projects.

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ball-4.gif (1096 bytes) Tools, Supplies ,and Fees 

Blanks and/or supplies provided by the instructors:

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ball-4.gif (1096 bytes) Finishing supplies

ball-4.gif (1096 bytes) Carving project instructions

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 Cost to student for supplies and materials:  $15.00 

 

 Supplies / Tools Required by Students:

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ball-4.gif (1096 bytes) Clamp— 1-inch or brick or encyclopedia

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Paints and brushes

A small “V” or “U” gouge

Swing arm lamp for additional lighting

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ball-4.gif (1096 bytes) Schedule

Class Schedule for a One-Session Class

Time

Event

             9:30

Class set-up and sign-in

            10:00

Introduction

            10:15

TipR layout

            10:45

TopR carve

            12:00

Lunch break

            12:30

TipR carve

            13:15

Finishing the projects

            14:00

Q & A

            14:15

Class take-down

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ball-4.gif (1096 bytes) Projects and Patterns


A monster carving TipR


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A mug full of TopRZ





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Homework Assignment:
Convert a carpenter's pencil
into a Christmas ornament.





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TipRZ for your tools







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LOV2CRV TopR





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  Revised:   2001-03-08

 

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