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(Login Phil5000) Missing-Lynx members from IP address 188.8.131.52
I tried Sculptamold for the first time and made two small dios just to experiment. One I added a glob of white glue as I hear that's good to do.
The problem is neither one will dry completely. They're mostly hard but still slightly soft. What's up? I even put one in the airing cupboard for like three days and still it's not dry.
(Login Phil5000) Missing-Lynx members 184.108.40.206
Sculptamold or Sculpt-it. Do I even have the right stuff?
June 17 2005, 5:41 PM
Hi, and thanks for your comments.
I had another go and made sure I mixed it really well, and kept it thin. It went hard within an hour, but a day later I've broken it apart and although it's dry, it's not hard all the way through. I can see all the little fibrous bits. Is it supposed to go hard like plaster, or will it stay a bit soft?
It's possible it's not even the right stuff. I ordered something called Sculpt-it Sculptamold, but when the box arrived it doesn't have Sculptamold on it at all, but it does seem similar.
"A non-toxic modelling, carving and casting compound combines the best features of clay, plaster & papier mache. It is packaged in dry form & when mixed with water will adhere to most surfaces. When dry may be decorated with any kind of paint."
(Login mini_mortar) Missing-Lynx members 220.127.116.11
June 16 2005, 5:33 AM
...otherwise known as aliphatic resin glue (at least the kind I use is) works even better than white glue. I have had a 5-inch diameter x ~3/8" thick dry completely in about 24 hours at room temperature. (I will probably never use the WG for this process again.)
Like Steve mentioned above, it sometimes dries too fast. Ya gotta be quick.