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Coating aluminum wire puppets

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rowan Scott Feb 7. 2 Replies

Hi, new to the site. I have a question about protecting aluminum wire from breaking for use in puppet making. I was considering adding a layer of hot glue on the wire so as to add support, and in the…Continue

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Rowan Scott replied to Rowan Scott's discussion Coating aluminum wire puppets
"Great tips! Ive decided against the glue for now as it seems unnecessary. In my test, the glue outlasted the wire, then immediately pierced through. I might think using it in the future though, since it is quite flexible. Im sure wires will end up…"
Feb 7
StopmoNick replied to Rowan Scott's discussion Coating aluminum wire puppets
"You can use hot glue as "bones" to stiffen the wire, where it isn't supposed to bend, maybe.  But not at the joints where you need the wire to bend.   It isn't flexible enough. And if the wire broke it wouldn't…"
Feb 5
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Coating aluminum wire puppets

Hi, new to the site. I have a question about protecting aluminum wire from breaking for use in puppet making. I was considering adding a layer of hot glue on the wire so as to add support, and in the case of the wire breaking, the layer of glue would still keep it in place. The glue is flexible and seems to hold up pretty well.  Any thoughts? See More
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