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• The idols of Jagannath, Subhadra and Balabhadra are made using areca nut.
• For making idols dried Areca nut is used.
• A chisel is used to clean the outer layer of the nut and is rubbed onto the emery paper to remove the unevenness.
• A big size areca nut with its bottom flat is placed on the piece of plywood, which acts as a pedestal.
• Glue is used to fix the areca nut onto the plyboard.
• Another nut is placed on the first nut and fixed using glue, which represents the face of the idol.
• Two small wooden pieces are pasted on the sides of the idol which represent the hands.
• A small piece in the shape of a teardrop is placed on the top of the head which represents the crown.
• In similar fashion other two idols, slightly smaller in size are made and placed next to the first idol.
• All three idols are pasted on the plyboard.
• Once it is dried, a coat of paint is applied to the idols and detailing is done and allowed to dry.