Thursday, November 29, 2012

08 Joint Design Nº 22

After all my research into designing ball joints, I still have not made up my mind how I want to proceed. When in doubt, do some work. As it turns out, I have plenty of work to do on the carving wax doll parts.

The first thing I am going to do is open up the leg holes in the torso. I start by drilling a pilot hole with a 1/4 inch drill bit. Click on any image to enlarge it.

Then I use a 1/2 inch drill bit, and open the holes up more.

Finally, I use a jeweler's alcohol burner to heat the blade of my paring knife, and open the hole up even more.

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