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Ship's Wheel You may not have a ship to call your own, but follow this easy pattern and you will be able to display your dream ship's wheel.There are lots of lettering books that you can choose from, and it can be fun to think of what you would call your ship, when it comes in.
Wood SelectionCareful wood selection will help insure an attractive project.I use 3/4" stock for the project and 1/8" Baltic Birch plywood for lettering.Transfer the PatternTransfer the pattern to the wood by: tracing the pattern onto the wood with carbon paper, making a template of the pattern and tracing onto thin plywood or plexi-glass, or by cutting out the pattern pieces and gluing them onto wood.
Cut out the PiecesMake sure that your blade is square to the table and that you remain on the cut line.A #3 Hook Tooth blade leaves a smaller kerf and results in an improved fit.Assemble and Check for FitTry to keep within a saw kerf or 1/16".
Raise or lower the pieces as the pattern, or your imagination, suggest.Reassemble the pieces and mark reference lines.These lines help with the shaping, as you will shape down to these...