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Old 06-22-2011, 01:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default DIY resin tree root 1. 2. 3.

Hello !

I unfortunately do not speak English.
I hope my pictures can help you.

Sorry...


Necessary stuff:

-2cm styrofoam
-silicone adhesive
-flexible tile adhesive
-gypsum
-two-component resin
-brushes
-mosquito net
-brown powder
-cutter
-heat gun
-some fans for drying
-soldering gun
-sponge

DESIGN (first instance):

Using: silicone, soldering gun, cutter, 2cm styrofoam











Compilation principles:



MOLDING:

Using: cutter, soldering gun





ROUNDING:

Using: flexible tile adhesive, mosquito net, brushes, fans

















3 COATS flexible tile adhesive and coloring:

Using: flexible tile adhesive, fans, brown powder, rushes



AFTER DRYING:











Third layer grooming:





Dither green spirulina tablette and minimal water:

Using: sponge





Last step. Resin coating.

Using: two-component resin, brushes



















Too light weight...
Fixing the aquarium:
-stones glued to the bottom
or
-bottom of the tank foam adhesive strip

Full photos galery:
https://picasaweb.google.com/1162582...CP2AmqiR6cLfEg

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Two instance:











https://picasaweb.google.com/1162582...CNSA2sWHz_-pOw

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Tree instance:

Compilation principles:










































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Old 06-22-2011, 02:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Your pictures didn't link.
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Voila...
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Nice! Very impressive transformation from the first picture.

What brands of resin and putty did you use to give it texture? Is it something we can get in the US?
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Not using putty. Only tile adhesive.
The Hungarian-manufactured noname resin.
(Ablonczy resin)
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This is so cool, great job killer!
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