From the MAKE mailroom:
I am working on a project but I’m missing some critical know-how on building models and I was wondering if you would be so kind as to impart some skills.
The project is a water fountain. So far, I’ve come up with a couple of ideas on how to construct it, but there may be a better way. I was thinking of using a plaster mold by constructing the basic structure with Styrofoam and then using mesh wire to cover the surface. After that, I’d apply some plaster and end up with a hollow mold of the structure. Then I need to apply some sort of waterproofing solution. Then some miniatures (trees and such) and a water pump at the base.
Any Ideas you may have would be greatly appreciated.
Avid reader – Brandon
Anybody have any experience with this sort of modeling and water features want to chime in?