"Nutcracker Pendant"
(Advanced Intrarsia Project)

by Tom & Kay Benham

Step 40: Grind the top of the hat flat and parallel to the gold braid.

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Step 41: Trim off the sides of the hat and face assembly. Then grind each side flat on the intarsia grinder using the 90 degree grinding guide until you just touch the outside of the hat brim on each side of the face.

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Step 42: Freehand grind the top of the hat on the intarsia grinder to a pleasing radius.

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Step 43: Trim off excess material from each side of the black jade disk to form the hair. Flatten the long edge of each piece of hair on the grinder.

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43A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43B

Step 44: Epoxy hair to each side of the face so that top of hair just touches the brim of the hat.

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Step 45: Grind the bottom of the face assembly until the teeth are approx. .040" high.

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