Before pouring money into what might be an experiment, you might consider cheaper.
Do you already have an account? I like working with my hands and am happiest when I'm in the shop building my creations. Mr Efficiency Jan 25, 2019.
Honus BryanS145 Reply 2 years ago. My idea is to use the 2" thick pink polystyrene foam from home store and build a 15' flat bottom "carolina skiff" like shape - very simple shape - gluing polystyrene together with epoxy then covering the entire structure with fiberglass fabric and epoxy resin so that the entire structure is fully encased.
So I'm trying to make a mold of a laser rifle from fallout, how much would it cost to make? That's the technique used for windsurfing boards with epoxy, not polyester that eats polystyrene , but the foam is used just for "filling the void" and shaping, not as a sandwich core foam, PVC foam is used for the sandwich skin.
Search Search for: But thin enough that it can be heat pressed into any shape we need. One trick I do when using woven cloth is I pre cut my cloth and stick it down on my pattern with some 3M Super77 spray cement and then wet the woven cloth out with resin using a short bristled paintbrush.
The volume of the molded tub turned out to be perfect for a 10" subwoofer and it sounds great without taking up additional trunk space- and I get to keep my spare tire!
The taped foam then gets a coating of mold release wax. OKAY here goes, I want to speed up production! Share this: This will leave you with a clean interior as the wax will also remove the remaining foam paste that failed to pour out. Oct 2004 Posts: So are you molding an entirely new piece or are you adding a carbon layer to the wood trim piece?
Step 2: Hfeucht 3 years ago. How should i go about it? As the foam melts you can reach into your hollow part and pull out the packing tape and you are left with a hollow molding.
Make sure to leave a section uncovered- this is where the foam will be melted.