Two weeks ago I posted an instructable about how I made a wooden MineCraft Sword. I had some wood left and I made a wooden MineCraft Heart with it.
Initially I thought of making ten hearts... but after finishing one it became clear that would take quite some time... so one is enough for me :)
As I got quite some positive feedback on the Sword, I created this instructable for the heart as well.
Step 1: Cut the Slat
The length of the pieces you see in the picture depend on the dimensions of the slat.
In my case the width = 1.7 cm, so I needed:
2 pieces of 3 * 1.7 = 5.1 cm
2 pieces of 5 * 1.7 = 8.5 cm
2 pieces of 7 * 1.7 = 11.9 cm
3 pieces of 8 * 1.7 = 13.6 cm
for the foot you are going to need
1 piece of 1.7 cm (a cube)
3 pieces of 3 * 1.7 = 5.1 cm
5 pieces of 5 * 1.7 = 8.5 cm
Depending on how smooth you want the end result to be, this is a good moment to sand the pieces
Step 2: Assemble the Heart
Unfortunately I didn't take pictures when I assembled the heart. The picture you see is the end result (with the first paint on it)
Please see step 4 of the Instructable of the Sword. I used the same method to assemble the heart.
One exception though! The last piece I just glued, I didn't use screws to avoid any screws from being visible.
Sand the heart again if you want a smooth end result.
Step 3: Prepare and Assemble the Foot
This step took more time than anticipated.
With a small metal file I made the pieces look like a row of "Polished Andesite" blocks.
glued it together (first 5x5 base and 3x3 layer, the glued the layers together)
I also took a tine piece of wood and drilled a hole in it (this will become clear in the next step)
Step 4: Painting the Foot
This doesn't need any explanation... except maybe for the small piece of wood in the picture. Through the hole there is a piece of a bicycle spoke. This piece is suppose to look like single " Fence pole"
Check the top cube of the foot. I also drilled a hole in there.. The piece of bicycle spoke goes into this hole. (There's also a hole in the bottom of the heart)
Step 5: Paint the Heart
Step 6: Finishing
I think I am done with MineCraft now :)