Introduction: Build Uka Uka Wall Piece

About: Art made from scraps. Instagram: Ollysartsnscraps

Build a uka uka wallpiece 

You will need.

-palm sander
- jigsaw
-all purpose white glue
- clearcoat 
-3/4" plywood
-1/4" plywood

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...  

2nd Annual Krylon Summer Contest

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2nd Annual Krylon Summer Contest