Artificial Bonsai Tree

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Materials:

  1. Binding Wire (Iron Wire)
  2. Modeling Clay
  3. Green Leaves Floor Mat
  4. Hot Glue Gun
  5. Ice Cream Stick
  6. Wire Cutter

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Step 1: Frame Making

  1. Take a roll of binding wire (1 kg).
  2. Cut from the middle and make it straight.
  3. Make branches and hold them with masking tape.
  4. Bend the wires from the bottom at 90 degree.
  5. Finally replace the masking tape with small piece of wire

Step 2: Trunk Making

  1. Put modeling clay on wire frame. At first make the right proportion of tree, like thick from the bottom them do a detail work with ice cream stick etc.
  2. Leave it to dry or bake according to your clay manufacturer.
  3. Cut the excessive wire from the bottom.
  4. Open the wires from ends and make them zic zac shape.

Step 3: Finalize

  1. Purchase a foot mat that have small leave on it.
  2. Pluck all the leaves from it.
  3. Attached leaves on zic zac wires with hot glue.

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    UdyRegan

    3 months ago on Introduction

    That looks like a lot of work especially with wires that are not exactly easy to work with. Nevertheless, the end results look like a masterpiece which is definitely work all that hard work. I would love to see one in person and have a feel of the leaves.

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    SelaV

    1 year ago

    This can easily be made with recicled materials, with papermache, old wires, fabric scraps....!

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    ahbelec

    1 year ago

    I don't usually comment on sites. But now, I created an account just to say this was magnificent!

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    Awesome Craftsahbelec

    Reply 1 year ago

    It's an honor for me that you did only for me.Thank you so much.

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    mrsmerwin

    1 year ago

    I am going to have to start looking for floor mats now. This looks so beautiful.

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    AMbros Custom

    1 year ago

    you are really a great tree maker.i have seen your copper bonsi tree they are fabulous. your work is really appreciable..

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