Head

Head

The head is now taped and layering...

Standing tall

Standing Tall I wanted to show how the legs were made. Dowels, 3” cardboard mailing tubes and tape tubes, then shot full of foam. Finally the legs are straight, sawed the legs off one at a time at the upper thigh (do giraffes have thighs?) Now it’s time to start...

Just Shoot Me

I can no longer move the giraffe by myself. So, one giraffe is  hanging from the ceiling, which was quite a feat. (Thanks, Tom.) You will notice that the legs are at the wrong angle; it looks like he is leaping. That is one of the problems of working on a table. Off...

Amputation!!

Well, after spending almost 2 weeks trying to figure out to deal with the stability issues, I finally have a plan: off with their legs! That’s right. So long to construct, so fast to saw off.  I’ve inserted wooden dowels to help bear the weight. The torso...
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