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How I make Duck Scales 1

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by , 07-01-2014 at 03:25 AM (987 Views)
How I make Duck Scales:




Break down the razor:
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Make a template of the scales.

I use masking tape to transfer scale design onto wood:

If you have a scanner you can scan them also. Holes show up nicely.


NOTE: Make sure the
scales have not SHRUNK!
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Cut out a rough shape:

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Sand down to closer shape:

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I remove one of the sides tape:
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Apply 2 sided tape.

I use the stuff from the plastic you put on your windows to seal them:
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Cut excess double sided tape from scales:

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  1. nodakjohns's Avatar
    Can't see the pics ! :'(
  2. Chevhead's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by nodakjohns
    Can't see the pics ! :'(
    They are there...?
  3. Steel's Avatar
    For some reason I can't view them either. I tried from an iphone 6+ and home computer.
  4. Chevhead's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Steel
    For some reason I can't view them either. I tried from an iphone 6+ and home computer.
    That is weird? Maybe it is because I sent you the link from my computer?
    Maybe look up my name and go under blog post?
  5. Hnedakjr's Avatar
    How did you remove the lettering without damaging it?
  6. Maximilian's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Hnedakjr
    remove the lettering without damaging it?
    Acetone will easily loosen and remove the bolsters and inlays.
    Hnedakjr and Chevhead like this.