"Nutcracker Pendant"
(Advanced Intrarsia Project)

by Tom & Kay Benham

Arm Assemblies:
Step 84: Grind one edge of a piece of red coral flat. Use the 45 degree grinding guide to grind an angle on one end.

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Step 85: Grind one surface of a strip of black jade flat. Epoxy that side to the 45 degree angle of the red coral.

Step 86: Grind the other surface of the black jade flat and parallel to the black jade/red coral joint.

Step 87: Grind one edge of a white opal strip flat and epoxy this surface to the black jade surface just ground.

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Step 88: Grind the opposing side of the white opal flat and parallel to the white opal/black jade joint.

Step 89: Cut the arm assembly into two strips. Tape them together with double-sided tape, making sure to align the black stripe. Grind inside arm edge flat. Then, grind the angle of the gloves and disassemble.

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Step 90: Epoxy a prystene strip to the inside edge of each arm. Once the epoxy has cured, grind the prystene strips flat and approx. .020" thick on each arm.

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Step 91: Epoxy each arm to the body so that the fingertip of the glove is at the bottom edge of the jacket.

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