How-To: Paper Micarta

Paper Micarta

Micarta is a genericized trademark referring to a composite material made from layers of paper or fabric impregnated with thermosetting resin. It is rigid, tough, and electrically insulating, and has many applications ranging from power distribution equipment to countertops. It is also commonly used in knife, gun, and tool handles,... Read more »

How-To: Manual Rotocasting

Xrobots.co.uk - Manual rotocasting

I was under the impression, before seeing this video from intrepid propcaster James Bruton of Xrobots.co.uk, that rotocasting was only practical if you had a machine to automatically spin the mold on multiple axes, simultaneously, for several hours while the casting material sets up. Turns out that's not the case. Read more »

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