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hi every one
heres a custom cave i made useing my usual method

shape the poly...


grout (i use black floor tile grout)


then paint i use a tech called dry brushing http://www.reptileforums.co.uk/forums/habitat/528429-how-do-dry-brushing-technique.html
1st...using a dark grey spray paint cover the whole thing
(sorry i forgot a pic)

2nd light grey..


3rd...white


hope you like: victory:

to see my custom ledges please click the link...http://www.reptileforums.co.uk/forums/habitat/693452-d-i-y-mag-naturals.html
 

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I love these, youu make it look easy but mine a turn out weird un-natural shapes... I've learnt one thing, don't give hides a base, lol
 

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you need your own tv show methinks :whistling2:

great projects and tutorials. a lesson for us all :notworthy:

start a youtube channel
 

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that looks really good actually im quite impressed at the paint job
 

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Discussion Starter · #6 · (Edited)
I love these, youu make it look easy but mine a turn out weird un-natural shapes... I've learnt one thing, don't give hides a base, lol
cheers:2thumb:,
sounds like you found out the hard way

you need your own tv show methinks :whistling2:

great projects and tutorials. a lesson for us all :notworthy:
start a youtube channel
i'm camera too shy:blush: .......but i'll think about it

that looks really good actually im quite impressed at the paint job
thanks : victory:
 

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i agree! start a youtube channel :) i would defo subscribe. you make some amazing stuff and would love to learn from someone who makes incredible and creative stuff :)

let us know though if you do decide to create a channel!!!
 

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cheers:2thumb:,
sounds like you found out the hard way




i'm camera too shy:blush: .......but i'll thnk about it

thanks : victory:
Aim the camera at whatever your making instead :lol2:
 

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i agree! start a youtube channel :) i would defo subscribe. you make some amazing stuff and would love to learn from someone who makes incredible and creative stuff :)

let us know though if you do decide to create a channel!!!
cheers : victory:

Aim the camera at whatever your making instead :lol2:
um.....i might have to now, ain't I?
 

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brilliant: victory: you gonna start selling these too? if so any details like prices sizes etc would be app
thanks : victory:,

and not sure again(as said in othere post)depends on interest and they prob be made to order
 

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is that like several pieces glued together? i never come across polystyrene think enough to carve something like that in one go :(

PS - bloody great by the way :2thumb:
 

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is that like several pieces glued together? i never come across polystyrene think enough to carve something like that in one go :(

PS - bloody great by the way :2thumb:
thanks,

and it was two pieces of 50mm poly(jablite) one on top the other : victory:
 

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ok cool, what glue do you use to keep together?

will get some stuff in at some point and have a go me thnks ;)
 

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ok cool, what glue do you use to keep together?

will get some stuff in at some point and have a go me thnks ;)
i just use cheap branded 'no more nails' type stuff, some people call it liquid nails and can be found for about £1-£3.

i wouldnt use super glue as it corrisive and eats away at the poly,
and kithen sealent is waterproof so it makes the grout hard to stick too.
hope that helps: victory:
 
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