We left off and we only had a very general shape of an ax and only a true wow nerd would be able to call this an “Arcanite Reaper”
After some examination of the current project I realized that I had made the center section much too large. I used the computer print out and laid it on top of the ax at this point and used this to find out where I needed to make some corrections.
If you look closely at the center there is a piece of 1/8 thick wood sheeting to provide a crush proof bottom so the handle wont destroy the foam. This was an easy thing to do and very needed.
I broke out the clamps and some spare wood I had laying about and tightened them down to secure and provide a good stiff compression of the peice as it was glueing.
Bar clamps will be a huge asset with any crafting you do. they provide a stong hold and with such versatiltiy due to a huge jaw they can hold almost any project.
As this part sat and cured, (5 min epoxy is work time, full cure is 12-24 hours) I moved on to shaping of the ax head. I hand sketched the bevel on the ax. This line would act as the limit for the amount of foam I would remove, and because its 2 sheets of foam I used the joint as the guide for the bevel. This means I sanded off all the from from the line i had drawn out to the edge of the foam.