File puptcrit/puptcrit.0503, message 108


Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2005 21:57:30 -0800 (PST)
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Puppet Eyes
To: puptcrit-driftline.org-AT-lists.driftline.org


Hey Steve, and all others, What kind of Vacuum Former
do you have or use? What can you reccommend?

--- Cahebay-AT-aol.com wrote:
>  
> In a message dated 3/19/2005 10:17:42 P.M. Eastern
> Standard Time,  
> steve-AT-axtell.com writes:
> 
> Yes that  works good or you can use air pressure to
> blow heated styrene 
> through a  hole in plywood making a free form dome.
> 
> Or get a vacuum  former!
> 
> Ax
> 
> 
> 
> Concerning the use of wood balls as Mr. Gamble
> stated, It just  popped into my
>    mind that one can go to the hardware store and
> pick up several  sizes of 
> wood
>    ball cabinet knobs with threaded bolts installed,
> Obtaining  several of 
> theses you
>    would also purchase a hand full of nuts to fit
> and a scarp  piece of 1/4 
> inch plywood
>    place 2 nuts on the bolt and thread the bolt
> through a  hole drilled into 
> the plywood and
>    then place another nut on and tighten,(a washer
> would be  advised as well) 
> this is done with each wood ball cabinet knob.
>    what this will do is raise the wood knob off the
> surface for  working so 
> one can form
>    the styrene over the balls to create the eyes
>    Regards,
>   Mark
>   _cahebay-AT-aol.com_ (mailto:cahebay-AT-aol.com) 
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