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"I solder to threaded rods sometimes, but the hole in the ball isn't threaded.  I jus…"

Dave Hettmer replied Mar 1, 2017 to How to silver solder with threaded pieces...

2 Mar 1, 2017
Reply by Dave Hettmer

"I've also used confectioner's sugar (easy to wash off, and tasty, too! :-) ), but ne…"

Dave Hettmer replied Feb 28, 2017 to About flocking silicone

6 Feb 28, 2017
Reply by StopmoNick

"When you use silicone, do you have any trouble with the silicone adding a gloss fini…"

Dave Hettmer replied Feb 28, 2017 to About flocking silicone

6 Feb 28, 2017
Reply by StopmoNick

"The pics in Jason Lynch's blog map to what I would expect, which is that the car has…"

Dave Hettmer replied Jun 10, 2016 to Questions about building a car puppet

13 Aug 26, 2016
Reply by Chris A Boyer

"I've used washers in hinge joints and really like the result.  And no, I've never ha…"

Dave Hettmer replied Oct 12, 2015 to 'soft' steel balls... good idea? + silver solder question

36 Apr 30, 2016
Reply by Roos Mattaar

"How does 510 phosphor bronze compare with O1 steel?  I switched to O1 from 1018 for…"

Dave Hettmer replied Oct 11, 2015 to 'soft' steel balls... good idea? + silver solder question

36 Apr 30, 2016
Reply by Roos Mattaar

"I didn't see anything in this that explained why you want the feet and hands to be e…"

Dave Hettmer replied Sep 28, 2015 to Using magnets for easy body part replacement - good idea or bad idea?

6 Sep 28, 2015
Reply by Dave Hettmer

"If you go with fiberglass and polyester (or epoxy) resin, be sure to determine how t…"

Dave Hettmer replied Aug 28, 2015 to Uneven streets

27 Sep 2, 2015
Reply by John Downey

"Angus, don't use Plaster of Paris if you can avoid it.  Reinforcement will help, but…"

Dave Hettmer replied Aug 12, 2015 to Plaster Types for making a mould

22 Aug 24, 2015
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

"I've used new batches with the old measurements and things have worked.  So far I've…"

Dave Hettmer replied Aug 4, 2015 to Monster Makers Foam -- New Mix Ratios

5 Aug 9, 2015
Reply by Santino Vitale

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