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Casting resin tabletop with oak knot base3/6
I picked up a neat scorpion suspended in casting resin at a zoo a couple years back and it's inspired me to take on a new project.
I'm 24, and I've acquired a few things I'd like to keep to remember my life up until now, things like the license plate from
So I was at the cigar shop one day and decided to start saving cigar bands to make one of the tables like they have where the bands cover a tabletop and there's a piece of glass holdin the bands in place. Then I wanted to add more things, as mentioned above, and maybe a few cigar box lids, and after that the idea became what it is now, all of the above sealed inside a resin tabletop piece just like the scorpion I bought. I tried to find someone at the local craft gallery that could give me
I would love to end with a 4x4 table in order to make it overhang off of a sturdy 2x2 table/stand, but I realize that that's probably very ambitious for a beginner, and I really don't want to have to break all the pieces of acrylic off of my beloved items to start over. Want to go at least 3x3 and that size would be me making a table to mount it in with a frame/support around it for use as an end table
MATERIALS TO EMBED
Any help is GREATLY appreciated
Sounds great. What have you made so far?
I regularly embed insects and objects in resin table tops.
Be patient and don't rush it. Better thin layers than one big blob. Just like spray painting aye?
I have found that the E9000 two pot epoxy does a good job and is relatively cheap to boot.
Have fun and observe the safety precautions.
What you want to do is achievable and will become a treasure.