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This is an instructable showing the step by step process of creating a wooden marionette puppet.
Materials you will need are as followed A board of wood about 20x20 tools (jig saw, ban saw, staple gun) optional: paint or accessories for the head felt (black, ...
Start by taking the measurements of your body (or someone else doesn't really matter). Then scale your measurements by about 1/3 but only one half for the head ...
Using your measurements outline your pieces on your wood. While making the outlines it is helpful to mark the type of piece each is.
Using a ban saw (or any other saw you are able to) cut on the outlines for each of your pieces that you did earlier. (the cuts don't have to ...
This part is very simple all you have to do is cut 45 degree angles on each limb where ever there will be a joint. Have it so the peek ...
For this i used about 1 inch thick ribbon and glued it onto each piece and it seems to hold quite well so there shouldn't be any problems.
Wrap the ribbon around the head and glue it on both sides, make sure to leave extra length to put between the torso.
The legs attach to the torso by the ribbon being glued in between the 2 torso pieces also put the pieces form the head in between the torso ...
After your puppets limbs are dry and secured dress up your puppet in any clothes you want and using felt for skin and features make the face of ...
The final step adding the strings is very simple make a set distance from the head that you want it to be. Using the fishing and a needle ...
Enjoy your new wooden marionette hope you have fun leave your comments in the section below?
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