Introduction: Build Uka Uka Wall Piece
Runner Up in the
2nd Annual Krylon Summer Contest
Build a uka uka wallpiece
You will need.
-all purpose white glue
Step 1: Draw Out Your Face
Here i Used your standard posterboard and drew him out to 23 1/4" x 15"
Step 2: Cut Paper to Background Shape
you will want to cut off the bones so you have the main shape of the mask. and remember, if at any time you mess up, Don't Panic. you can easily hide it or fix it in someway by the end of the project
Step 3: Trace Onto 3/4" Plywood
trace the mask onto the wood using your paper stencil. i used a jigsaw with a scroll blade.
Step 4: Sand Down Edges
i very briefly sanded down the edges and just getting ride of any stranglers from the cut. i used 220 grit sandpaper and a palm sander
Step 5: Cut Out Facial Features From Stencil
Cut out the eyes, the nose, mouth, and top bone. make sure to seperate the eye from the eyebrow
Step 6: Trace Onto 1/4" Plywood
Trace the nose mouth, eyes, eyebrows and top bone from 1/4" plywood, and cut out the two side bones from 3/4" plywood. i again used a jig saw to cut them out
Step 7: Sand and Paint
now that everything is cut out all you have left to do is sand and paint it all
Step 8: Sanding and Painting
After cutting out the facial features and sanding the edges round, sanding the top bone so it is smooth with the backboard, and cutting out the side bones paint everything accordingly
Step 9: Trace a Line
Line the bone up to the top and trace underneath the flat part
Step 10: Cut the Line Out
Drill a pilot hole in one side and just cut along the line
Step 11: Glue Bone in Place
Using a clamp and all purpose white glue, glue the bone to the back board
Step 12: Wrap Bone in Hemp
Once the bone has dried, Using thick hemp and the line that you cut , wrap the bone in hemp. glueing it secure once done
Step 13: Wrap Side Bones With Hemp
same as the top bone, wrap the side bones with hemp, glueing the hemp once agian when done with all purpose white glue
Step 14: Make Brackets
Make two half I shaped brackets to screw the bones onto the back board
Step 15: Paint, Glue, Clearcoat, Done!!!!
Using the template from the stencil, paint his warpaint on his forhead, using a paintmarker, paint in his teeth, and glue together, once dried, spray with clearcoat, let dry add a hook to the back to hang it up, and its done! make Uka Uka and Aku Aku
Step 16: Done
hang on your wall and enjoy
Step 17: Using Krylon of Course
ps, great paint
Step 18: Boo Table
This is a table top of boo i had made the same way that these were made, the possibilities are endless...
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