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Art Toy Design - BLANK MODIFICATION

We’ve got 3 wooden pegs to modify.

Searched junk shelf, and got some junk pieces and inspiration.

  • putting a wheel.
    I found a wheel for chair. I put a hole on the bottom of the peg to hammer the wheel inside.

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It seemed a bit simple, so I made a hat for it.

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  • Switch a head with an eyeball

    Interestingly, Phil found an eyeball on the floor that looks like one in my character drawing. Inspired by Sauron, I made a… Sauron peg.

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Simply I cut the head of the peg with a bandsaw, and put a plastic eyeball with glue.

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I had mylar sheet in my bin, made a cloak for it.

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  • Cut in a half

I make a hole and cut a head, why not cutting in half?

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So just did it. Originally wanted to draw intestines on the surface but was recommended dig the flat surface and put some thread or yarn to add texture to the peg. (Also it is easier than drawing.)

I tried to dig the surface. I didn’t have gravers but we had drop-drill(don’t remember the name). I needed to tie the halves with a rubber band and make a hole between them. I should have drilled a hole first and cut in half later.

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I had a acrylic mirror sheet. My plan was to let people see the intestines through the mirror. I measured the size of the peg, and cut the acrylic with bandsaw, and sanded to curves.

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Lastly, found yarns and wires and glues in the gut of the peg. I finished the toy by putting mirrors and the peg on the piece of wood.

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