Now the parts are all made, legs, hands, head. I will varnish them before painting, then paint and assemble. The legs will have button joints, the arms will be simple linen tubes stuffed with sawdust. I think the legs are a little out of proportion, too large, but I am betting the clothing will pull everything together. He quit looking like Adolph, but now looks a bit like Nixon. Oh well. Morphing is what dolls do when they are under construction.
I know it's been done to death, but I do rather like the old salt shaker as a body. Maybe that's a future project. Even the trite and kitschy can be good, if it's done right.