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Old 21-11-2007, 09:31 PM
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Default My custom fake rock hide thingy Im making..

Decided to get my creative head on...

Went off and bought some materials..




Cut and stuck a few bits together..




Sanded, carved and stuck some more bits on..




Attacked it with some grout to get rid of any joins etc..




That's how it's sitting right now, drying out for a day or so ready to spray with something (Not worked out what yet as I dont want to kill my dragons!)

Will add more pics as and when I progress..
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Old 21-11-2007, 09:58 PM
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I put a sand and PVA glue mix on mine.
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Old 21-11-2007, 09:58 PM
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looking good and where did ya get the polysteirine from
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Old 21-11-2007, 10:06 PM
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The Polystyrene was from B&Q.

Has anyone ever used that sand texturey spray? Or know if it's ok to use if aired well?
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Old 21-11-2007, 11:24 PM
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thats awesome!!
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Very nice. Keep us posted
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ive used sand and pva mixed before too which is good ( was on fake rock background i made of expanding foam) ive also used that stone fleck spray from b and q.
P.s you probably know this but most sprays will melt polystyrene
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Old 22-11-2007, 08:49 PM
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I was going to use PVA and sand but couldn't find any playsand in the shops (Not the right season for sandpits I guess) so I'll have to order some online.
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Old 22-11-2007, 08:52 PM
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I bought my poly from Wickes, £3-odd for a 6ft sheet, probably 2-and-a-bit foot wide and 1 inch thick... they did have thicker but, I've got blocks of it from work used to pack TFT's, so didn't need it.

I used pre-mixed tile grout/adhesive too, and "push" sand into it when applied and still very wet. Did try mixing sand into the grout and then applying but, that was naff and didn't look good when it dried.

Looking good so far, keep up the good work! Look forward to seeing the end results!
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Old 22-11-2007, 08:58 PM
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argos are still selling play sand
oh forgot to say good luck?
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