Fake rock wall and log

Fake rock wall and log

Postby snake_freak » Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:07 pm

This is the polystyrene base for the fake rock wall i'm making a the moment:

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And this one is the base for an artificial hollow log:

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I'll keep updating with pics as I go.
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Postby Bushbaby » Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:20 pm

Kewl. I'm sure it's going to turn out very nice.
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Postby snake_freak » Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:43 pm

This is how it was at the end of today:

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Postby Sean » Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:44 pm

lookin ausome
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Postby Bushbaby » Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:47 pm

That's looking great! What paint do you use? Do you airbrush it, or how are you painting it?
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Postby mw-glenn » Wed Apr 26, 2006 2:35 pm

Very cool - how do you cut it?
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Postby RaD » Wed Apr 26, 2006 10:41 pm

Nice one buddy. There is some real creative talent from the members here hey? Bar me of course.
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Postby snake_freak » Thu Apr 27, 2006 12:55 am

What paint do you use? Do you airbrush it, or how are you painting it?


It's not actually paint, it's a base coat of hardener (1:1:1 ratio mixture of white portland cement, fine silica sand and mineral oxide pigments on a bondcrete paste coat applied to the polystrene) which turns as hard as rock when it dries. This is just the first grey base coat.

how do you cut it?


I used a flexible filleting knife and a junior hacksaw blade heated with a blowtorch.
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Postby Gabi » Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:51 am

Very very nice!!! :shock:
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Postby GOOF 1o1 » Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:53 am

COOL MAN :cool:
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Postby Bushbaby » Fri Apr 28, 2006 9:10 am

Just shows what one can do when you put a bit of time and effort into your work. Nice. Please keep the pics and updates coming.
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Postby snake_freak » Tue Jul 25, 2006 11:36 pm

I kind of got a bit carried away and forgot to take pictures as I finished each stage.... but anyways here's the end result:

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Postby Hellemar » Tue Jul 25, 2006 11:57 pm

Hi...


I hate to admit, but you are qualified to build a background for me too... The enclosure is 180cm * 60 cm (width * hight)... Hope you can send it to Sweden... :lol:

I´ll send my address in a PM to you... :D



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Postby arcadies » Wed Jul 26, 2006 12:19 am

that is really leet :D what u gonna use it for?
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Postby THE BOSS » Wed Jul 26, 2006 6:43 am

Very nice work Mr snake_freak. :smt023
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