The Carrie Challege

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Wes Autio

Wes Autio's Gray Ghost

I have to admit that it was truly a humbling experience. Up to the orange band on the head, the only tool that I used was a pair of scissors. The orange band defeated me, so I used thread on a bobbin. Simply, I couldn't do it otherwise. I had a terrible time with the head. Wrapping the body was also a bit challenging. Attaching the belly and underwing material was almost easier off the vise, and attaching the wing seemed easier (probably because I used more glue than normal). ! It was interesting to learn that it was not impossible to assemble a fly without a vise, and I actually found that I liked putting the wings on better off the vise.


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From: Matt · wbranchman·at·  Link
Submitted February 22nd 2009

Beautiful & very skillful.

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