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Re: Carving Styrofoam

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John Antoine Labadie (LABADIE)
Sun, 9 Feb 1997 10:22:16 EST5EDT

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> Someone was asking the other day about how to deal with knives in a
> classroom when carving styrofoam. I want to say that I made a deeply
> "carved" face in Homosote using sandpaper. I tried using a knife but the
> sandpaper gave me much more control. A rough grade makes it go very
> quickly. Sybil
> --
> Sybil Conn
> Pacific & Southwest States IG Jump: Pacific


My work with styrofoam, or which i've located many types BTW, has
often shown that one of the most effective means of shaping this
substance is through the judicious us of anohter piece of the same

Regards, John

Dr. John Antoine Labadie
Department of Art
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510

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