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The Ideas Store
puppet construction
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There is no one way to build a puppet, but they do need careful planning. If it is not carefully designed and built it will not work properly. A puppet is after all a performing object and should be seen in the same light as a musical instrument. It must be tuned and balanced properly. Click on a picture to see a larger version of different construction techniques.

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