First tightening of "C" clamps. Clamps are tightened alternately so blocks do not slip. Soaking the clamps and clocked section in very hot water for five minutes before dying will permit clamps to be extremely tightened, thus producing a very hard edge in the design.
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on a Nikon Coolscan 4000 film scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension. A 300 ppi JPEG file limited to 1024 pixels on the long dimension was then added to the CONTENTdm database.