6 Steps for Perfectly Set Eyes
By: Bill Einsig
Before he carves the head, Rick drills a hole through the head block and fits it with a dowel the same diameter as the eye. Then he cuts and sands the dowel section to the proper length and mounts the eyes to the ends of the dowel. Rick feels this ensures the proper distance between the eyes and symmetrical angles for each eye.
This is part of the Bobincheck's Birds article.
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