a special surprise for my beautiful girlfriend...

this project is a combination of rasterbating, nailing, and string art.
hope you like it!

any questions, feel free to ask !!

Step 1: Tools and Stuff...

hammer, a good one because you have a few thousand nails..
set of pliers.
ruler, scissors and cutting knife
sewing string  (I bought a 500 yard string and use less than third..
nails -  "Head less" about 300 grams - almost 4000 pieces, for this project - depends on the size and picture.
broken pen, so you can insert the string and stretch it (you'll see...)
the photo that you want to make.
thick wooden board .cut to the size, I used MDF

Thanks man i made this for my girlfriend she is yet to see it ...how does it look?
Thank you for this perfect idea.
Very good idea, looks amazing :)
really amazing idea and really pretty! <br>thank you so much for sharing :D
This was an amazing idea thanks so much for the idea. heres mine&nbsp;<br> <br>
nice work ! <br>I really love the hair line you did... <br>and you did it really nice and clean ! <br>did she like it ?
She loved it!
Another idea (though I haven't tried it) - create a stippled version of the image using a voronoi diagram and place the nails at the stipple points; then run a travelling salesman algorithm to join the dots with a single continuous non-overlapping path which you can duplicate in string. <a href="https://www.google.com/?q=weighted+voronoi+stippling+tsp+art#hl=en&amp;output=search&amp;sclient=psy-ab&amp;q=weighted+voronoi+stippling+tsp+art" rel="nofollow">Google for weighted voronoi stippling tsp art</a>
now that's an idea !! <br>but I think it's too much work and the nailing and stringing can be horrible. <br> <br>Inspiring ! :)
What a beautiful labor of love! Did she flip when you showed it to her?
Simple 'ible &amp; amazing. Thank you.
Nice, thanks for sharing!

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