Wire Tree Sculpture How To?

How to Make a Wire Tree Sculpture

  1. Obtain nine or twelve strands of 24-gauge wire.
  2. Cut the wire strands equally.
  3. Divide the loop into smaller bunches of wire (maybe two or three strands per new loop).
  4. To create the top half of the tree, gently twist the 18 (in case you use 9 wires) or 24 (12 wires) to make a stem.

How do you shape a wire tree?

To create a tiny tree, first stack several “peeled” wire sets together, grip the entire cluster with two pairs of pliers, and twist this “trunk” by rotating the tools in opposite directions. Next separate the short (root) wire ends into small bundles and twist the groupings.

How much wire do you need for a wire tree?

You Will Need

  1. Take around 50 meters (160 feet) of wire – 26 to 32 gauge is preferable (0,2-0,4 milimeters diameter) – of the color of your choice.
  2. Using the pliers, cut the wire into strands of 35-40 centimetres (14-16 inches) long each.
  3. Then pass a bead through each strand until the middle of its length.

What size wire do I need to make a wire tree?

The thickness of the tree depends on the amount and thickness of the wire, so for a good sized tree (roughly the size of a mug) use 25-35 gauge wire. You will need to cut 50-150 even pieces of wire, to do this you can wrap the wire several times around a bucket and cut the wire in the middle or do it by hand.

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