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Killer81 06-22-2011 01:57 AM

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

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-T...525A9p0111.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-S...525A9p0112.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-u...525A9p0113.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-6...525A9p0114.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-q...525A9p0115.jpg

Compilation principles:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-M...k/s1440/01.jpg

MOLDING:

Using: cutter, soldering gun

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-9...-c/s800/03.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-g...525A9p0116.jpg

ROUNDING:

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

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-d...b4/s800/05.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-N...Vs/s800/04.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-d...525A9p0117.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-i...525A9p0119.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-T...525A9p0120.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-H...525A9p0118.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-U...525A9p0122.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-B...525A9p0121.jpg

3 COATS flexible tile adhesive and coloring:

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

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Q...525A9p0124.jpg

AFTER DRYING:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-u...525A9p0126.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-J...525A9p0127.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-a...525A9p0128.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-_...525A9p0129.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-i...525A9p0130.jpg

Third layer grooming:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-v...525A9p0131.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-_...525A9p0132.jpg

Dither green spirulina tablette and minimal water:

Using: sponge

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-A...525A9p0135.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-P...525A9p0136.jpg

Last step. Resin coating.

Using: two-component resin, brushes

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-x...525A9p0139.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-k...525A9p0141.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-k...525A9p0140.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3...525A9p0147.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-r...525A9p0144.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-9...525A9p0145.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-d...525A9p0143.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-m...525A9p0146.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-D...525A9p0149.jpg

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://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-j...0/DSC03468.JPG

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-m...0/DSC03480.JPG

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-L...0/DSC03474.JPG

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-O...0/DSC03477.JPG

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-C...0/DSC03481.JPG

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

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Tree instance:

Compilation principles:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-W...I/s1152/01.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-z...w/s1152/02.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-B...525A9p0152.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-H...525A9p0160.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-m...525A9p0161.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-F...525A9p0164.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-i...525A9p0163.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-I...525A9p0165.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-M...525A9p0166.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-w...525A9p0168.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-s...525A9p0169.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-0...525A9p0170.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-t...525A9p0171.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-5...525A9p0172.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-n...525A9p0174.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-C...0/DSC03494.JPG

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-_...0/DSC03514.JPG

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-V...0/DSC03516.JPG

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-J...0/DSC03518.JPG

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-a...0/DSC03512.JPG

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-F...9S4WI/anim.gif

Zapins 06-22-2011 02:36 AM

Re: DIY resin tree root 1. 2. 3.
 
Your pictures didn't link.

Killer81 06-22-2011 03:17 AM

Re: DIY resin tree root 1. 2. 3.
 
Voila... :)

Zapins 06-22-2011 03:57 AM

Re: DIY resin tree root 1. 2. 3.
 
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?

Killer81 06-22-2011 04:09 AM

Re: DIY resin tree root 1. 2. 3.
 
Not using putty. Only tile adhesive.
The Hungarian-manufactured noname resin.
(Ablonczy resin)

emersed 06-22-2011 09:22 PM

Re: DIY resin tree root 1. 2. 3.
 
This is so cool, great job killer!

Killer81 06-22-2011 10:25 PM

Re: DIY resin tree root 1. 2. 3.
 
Thank you.


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