Hello,I was wondering if baking epoxy putty and polymer clay together would be hazardous. I was planning on using epoxy putty over wire to make the armature for a rocking chair and then coat it with…Continue
"No problem, got reasonably proficient at cutting small thin strips off my some of the thicker foam pieces I've ended up with. But, am gong to move onto the bandage and try using the photo mount spray which isn't as fierce as the 3M 74 and…"
"Oh. Sorry to hear it.
It is possible to shave a thin sheet of foam off a bigger block sometimes, with a bandsaw or electric carving knife.
I tried splitting a 6mm sheet on the bandsaw, but it was not firm enough to stay in shape, both sides…"
"I'll google Little Crafty Bugs. Shipping is from the US is probably going to cost more than the actual foam (If they are in the US) but I have really missed having the 3mm. Could you post again when you get it, to say if it is the…"
"Hi Nick, thanks for that, I've got some of the bandage, which I was kind of saving up my sleeve so to speak! but have just (possibly) found after extensive emails and wrong foam, maybe sourced some from a craft company called Little Crafty Bugs…"
Sadly, I can't get the 3mm foam any more. Australian chain of stores Clark Rubber used to make it, but hasn't for the last 5 years or more - I had some in stock that I used for years, and when it was gone, the store guys…"
"Hi Nick, heads all survived being put in the oven thanks, I've got another question relating to finishing off the bodies, where do you source your 3mm final layer foam please? and is it a closed cell foam? as I've been able to track this…"
"Hi Nick, thanks very much for your swift reply, been using your ‘making a latex build up head’ video which is great but a couple of the heads are quite large so the epoxy putty’s made them heavier hence doing next layer(s) in the…"
"If I sculpt something in an epoxy putty, like Aves Apoxie Sculpt, I usually have to build it up in layers, letting the first bit get hard or near-hard, then adding more on top. If it is all the same batch, it seems to squish out of shape too…"
"Hi, new here but have been watching your very helpful videos on YouTube thanks and wanted to ask if it's possible to rebake the already baked once puppet heads which have a mix of sculpted clay and epoxy putty on, in order to build them up with…"