File puptcrit/puptcrit.0503, message 111


Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 06:22:18 -0800
To: puptcrit-driftline.org-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Puppet Eyes


Ours is on old 24 x 24" table home made by someone over 30 years ago. Works
good for small jobs like eyeballs.  There are plans on line you can use to
build your own.  For bigger jobs we go to a fabricator that has 3 big machines.

Ax


At 09:57 PM 3/19/2005, you wrote:
>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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