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Tips for transferring patterns onto wax
Kate Wolf, 2015
Starting out with clear layout lines is essential with any
wax-carving project. If you’re creating a design from scratch, it’s
easy enough to clearly scribe your lines directly onto the wax block.
But what if a customer has a design or image they want you to turn
into a piece of jewelry? How can you accurately recreate that same
design on a block of wax? Transfer it. Here are some quick tips for
transferring a pattern onto wax.