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How to carve an eagle
Begin by making 2 cuts, these will become the wings later
Cut down and straight, and stop at the same depth
make the cuts parallel and about an inch apart
Do the same to the other side of the block to create another
wedge, the bottom should be around 3 inches and the top
about 5 or 6 inches
This is how it should look once done with the wedge, now
we have to remove the center wedge witch is a bit of a trick.
We do this with a series of cuts dividing the material into
smaller and small halves until there is nothing left.
Keep dividing until there is nothing to divide.
Now you have to smooth the area between the wings with your
Use the same dividing method to smooth, just go slow and
don't go to deep with your cuts, you will end up with the stump
in the picture below.
Next you must draw a proper wing on one side with a pencil
After drawing your wing shape you have to score the line with
the tip of your saw, !Careful of the kickback.
Keep scoring until you cut right through the wing, you must
score the wing to prevent chipping and fraying of the cut.
Trace the wing onto cardboard and cut it out so you can trace
the pattern onto the other wing and it will be symmetrical
Trace the pattern onto the other wing taking care that the leading
edge is on the same side as the other wing.
Score the line again and remove all material as shown below.
Below you have your pair of wings your bird is taking shape
Continue onto the body
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