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How I make Duck Scales 2

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by , 07-01-2014 at 04:34 AM (1201 Views)
Back to the sander:
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Get them close to your final shape:


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The scales LOOK longer
here but I think it is an optical illusion.
Maybe because they are smoothed out?



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Drill the pin holes:
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I Tape the original scale to the top with masking tape to get the proper alignment:

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NOTE:
Once again ONLY do this if the scales have NOT shrunk.



Off to the belt sander:

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I remove the tape here so I can see what I am doing.




I try and round them over from the middle to the center:
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Test fit:

DONíT go too far or you will have to start again! Leave room for more sanding!
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