Your initial choice of wood will come into its own now. Once the carving and shaping is completed, you'll see the overall form of the tie is really quite simple. So we want to make the most of the figuring, which is where your original choice of wood becomes important.
In this lesson I also fix the means of hanging the tie around my neck.
Details of the finishes I use will be found below in the download for this project for (subscribing members).