Introduction: From Tree Bark to Comb
I found this tree bark from scraps. Normally, this kind of material will be thrown away. This time I gonna use it to make something cool.
tool: bench planer
Japanese pull saw
sandpaper (120/ 240/ 320)
Step 1: Clean the Surface
I first cleaned the surface of the tree bark with a bench plane.
I noticed there is a small knot which is hard to remove. So I used a chisel.
Step 2: Cut the Shape
Then I draw the shape of the comb on the bark with a white pencil. I cut the shape with a pull saw and a coping saw.
Step 3: Cut the Teeth
I used the same tools to cut the teeth of the comb.
Step 4: Shape the Teeth
It seems that the teeth are still too thick for a wood comb. So I used a chisel to reshape them.
After that, I used sandpaper to smooth the teeth as well as shape the teeth.
Step 5: Finishing!
Finally, I applied some wax to the comb to finish it.
The job is done!
Thanks for watching and have a nice day.