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Old 2021-10-19, 3:10am
Valdesglass Valdesglass is offline
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Default Please help with Sandblasting question

Hello there I have just recently been getting into sandblasting and had some questions about a resist blasting eyeball pendants. I am looking into some kind of putty like plasticine to mold around the lens of the eyeball to protect that area and Matt out the rest of the pendant. I was just wondering if anyone has used this type of resist or would I be better off trying to use vinyl resist. Only problem with vinyl is some of the eye lenses are small and convex and I don’t know if the vinyl resist would stick well enough. I also make them smaller than the pendants. Like on a troll head pendant the eyes are a lot smaller and I used Silly Putty to cover the eye for that and it worked out okay. Any feedback will be much appreciated thanks so much!! I attached some pics of my pendants to get an idea of what I’m after.
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Old 2021-10-19, 6:50am
Lepoppet Lepoppet is offline
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You could try liquid latex body paint (https://www.amazon.com/Liquid-Latex-...-Ammonia-Paint). I've also used nail polish on my etched beads. Nail polish is a pain to get off. You have to soak the bead in acetone polish remover. The liquid latex is painted on then peeled off once it dries.
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Old 2021-10-19, 7:20am
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Yo Valdesglass…this product is cheap, easily cut and advertises itself THE BEST RESIST, and $8 per foot 15” wide. I’ve not used this but have used thick vinyl which worked fine for my needs.
Here ya go, hope it helps!
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Sorry, silly site blocked the URL….search on trentboschtools then sandblasting resist.
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