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Shaping of the Neck and Tail Blocks


1. Tail a piece of wood 3/4" x 1 3/4" wide by roughly 3 1/2" long. Sand blocks to make roughly half round shape.

2. Mark center line on block's two ends and flat side.

3. Glue in tail block on one of the sides After glue sets approximately 10 minutes, take other side and glue onto tail block. Place sides back into the mold and glue on neck block.



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Sam Nihipali & Daniel Yuen
Date last modified: 4/27/00

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