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Re: plaster gauze


From: Betty Bowen (bbowen_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu May 06 2004 - 09:41:13 PDT

I've started pre-cutting the gauze into pieces with an xacto knife instead
of scissors, I have found it sheds off much less of the plaster, and better
to replace a blade than a pair of scissors.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sidnie Miller" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2004 2:23 PM
Subject: Re: plaster gauze

> Sometimes the plaster gauze is old and doesn't work well. When you have
> a package, keep the plastic covering tight on it to keep the moistue
> from getting in. Open the rolls one at a time and use completely.
> >>> 05/04/2004 1:57:50 PM >>>
> Re: plaster gauzeThanks, Bunki. I looked more closely today at the
> gauze. It is much more 'open'. So holds the plaster less- thus it all
> falls out on the table while you're cutting it. I'll check their
> website. and give them a call. I had one mask that didn't harden at all
> today. I checked at the end of the day and it was still a mess. with
> the pariscraft, it was pretty much foolproof.
> Betsy
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