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3-dimensional alphabet by Esther Ermers, stock of wood
... composed the objects out of whitewood, from timber square 7 cm. Especially the m needs a lot of wood. At the same time I tried to save wood.

To use less wood and to have to turn away less and not to make the work pieces any larger than necessary, I composed the letters out of parts. Observing the shape of the r and the m it is obvious: a large hood and foot and a smaller body in between. With tenon and mortise joints the parts are put together. The mortises are at the same time the mounting for the fine turning.

The making of ...

3-dimensional alphabet by Esther Ermers

The letter r
The letter m