When you're eetkamerbank completely done with maken the zelf carving work place it in an open bag (paper bag is best) for a week or two to zeilen let the maken wood statief dry.
Start off with sieraden a fairly maken coarse grade of schuttingdeur sand paper until the cup is smooth all over, then repeat with medium grade paper and pakket finally a fine grade.
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Perfect the shape of your cup, smooth off any rough areas.Now you can rode draw on the profile shape of your handle.You can tidy the job houten up more maken with your knife.Carve around one side of the circle.The spoon knife will make the tidiest cuts when cutting across the grain, but you'll eventually need to carve from many angles and maken in many directions.Simply split away the surplus wood.When you are happy with the form of the cup, move on to carving out the bowl.As there is quite a lot of wood to remove, a sharp hatchet zelf maken will make the job a lot easier to rough out the shape to begin with.To easily zelf remove the bulk of wood from either side of the handle kuksa zelf make a couple maken of 'stop cuts' with a saw.You can wrap a small piece of sand paper around a dowel and use this for sanding around the hole in the handle.If the knife slips and goes onto the handle area it will only damage the excess wood which you'll remove later.Take a log of fresh wood and chop zelf it down the centre with an axe.I used a Brace and Bit to drill the hole.Draw around a cup or round object onto the flat surface at one end.Once sanded and totally finished; oiling zelf the wood will enhance the colour and grain.Sanding your cup nice and smooth will be zelf easier when the wood is dry. Carve fairly close to the lines but leave some excess wood for now.
You can also drill a hole and attach some cord for hanging your cup.
Tidy up the split edges with some smooth cuts from your knife.
Use your fingers like callipers to gauge how thick the walls of the bowl are as you.
You can wipe it over with vegetable oil but mineral oil is preferable as veg oil can sometimes go rancid (although I've never had this kuksa happen).