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bone adztoki thread/finding attachment/whipping method

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Dear all,

 

new here so please be kind :)

 

I am making a bone toki for my wife. She used to live in NZ and we honeymooned there so thats the reason. Now the question,

 

I am struggling to find details on the web of how to attach the tread/cord to the top to make it into a pendant. I have "Bone Carving" by Stephen Myhre and remember it is a matter of creating a 4 strand platt then attaching this to the hole in the top. then 2 or 1? cords are removed and the remaining cord are wound (figure of 8 style ish) around the top to get the correct height, unwound and then the final recess carving is done. The cord can then be rewound and finished.

 

Problem is I can not remember the detail and I left the book in the UK. I am currently in Grenoble on business and returning to UK next week and would love to finish this by then so I can give it to her on my return.

 

Does anyone have any links either in this forum ( i have searched) or external with descriptions of the method.

 

Many thanks in advance.

 

regards

 

Leigh

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No idea how to answer you. There are many online bookstores where you could pro'ly find a copy. Amazon can find your book. It is $37.

 

Bone Carving

 

Bone Carving by Stephen Myhre (Paperback - Jul 31, 2000)

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Ralph

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Dear Ralph,

 

Thanks for the time to respond. I have the book at home, if i can't get any info this week I will just wait until I am back nin the UK to read the info and finish the toki at home.

 

Regards

 

Leigh

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