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Painted wooden feathers made of pine. You can make them any size, but these are approximately 10" x 3" x .75". I made these at TechShop San Francisco ...
Cut your wood into the approximate length of the feathers you'd like to make. I used a chop saw, but you can also use a bandsaw, table saw, ...
Cut out the general shape on a bandsaw. I did these freehand but you can draw out the shape with pencil if you'd like.
If you'd like finer cuts, you can use a scroll saw.
Sand down the edges. I used a belt sander, but you can also do it by hand.
I then used a wood carving knife to carve out more detail (the "veins" or whatever you call them)
Paint them. I used acrylic paints, but you can used whatever you'd like. I started painting the veins first, then adding bits of color. You're done! To see ...
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