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Making of a 30" wolf head

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Blog series by grosa updated 02-16-2015 04:45 AM 3 parts 4697 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Part 2

01-31-2015 11:11 PM by grosa | 0 comments »

Hello again.If you watched the video on the inverted pin router you get the idea on how it works http://lumberjocks.com/grosa/blog/46433. We have 2 pin routers at the shop, one is mine and the other belongs to the company. They are both model 36210 routers. The model 36210 has a 3 phz 10 hp motor with a 36” capacity from arm base to the pin. The collet sizes this machine will accept are: 1/4”, 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8” and 3/4”. One of the router tables has an exten...

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Part 2: Part 3

02-08-2015 08:34 PM by grosa | 0 comments »

In picture 1 the head is primed on both sides. I always do the back as well as the front to keep the MDF balanced so it won’t warp. I used whatever was laying around (in this case kills oil base primer). In picture 2 I use a foam backed 320 grit sandpaper to sand the edges,back and face. The reason for the foam back is to prevent the paper from digging in and flattening the corner. In picture 3 & 4 It shows the head painted white. I used whatever was laying around ( in this ca...

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Part 3: Part 4

02-16-2015 04:45 AM by grosa | 2 comments »

Hello again. So I finished painting the wolf head. Now I need to apply four coats of clear pre cat lacquer on the front and one coat on the back. Here are some pictures of the paint job.

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