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Egyptian Paddle Doll

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Category Other
Style Traditional, Classic, Whimsical, Retro / Vintage
happydollmaker on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Balsa wood board 6 inches wide by 18 inches long and 1/8 inch thick A ratchet hand drill. Ball of real twine 1 tub Crayola Air Dry Clay, pony beads or faience beads Blue additive coloring Wood burning iron with three different size tips Brushes 3 Razor Blades or comfortable knife 6 small glass or gemstone beads- optional 6 inch ruler Size 1 knitting needle Pencil Burnisher or blunted tool PEBO 150 home oven fired ceramic paints or enamel paints for use on wood in jewel tones or soft Egyptian tones Drafting or paint tape that can be removed or pins. 1 package Saral Graphite transfer paper Emery Boards or sand paper Waterproof spray wood sealer ****optional 3 inch round mirror Industrial gap filler adhesive

happydollmaker on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? being published every year since 1981 in international doll and craft magazine. And having a mummy sentback to Egypt and then creating one in miniatre for a museum.

happydollmaker on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Dont rush. delicate wood will split easily and that will ruin your project. Making sure that you seal the wood afterwards to keep the cells of the wood together will make it last along time.

happydollmaker on craftsy.com

Very Nice, Interesting :) ;)

02/10/2013 Flag

thank you so much, please send me your email for a thank you and updates!

02/18/2013 Flag