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Posted By: Ken Spear
Posted On: Thursday December 6, 2018 at 6:53 AM
 
Message:
Speaking of wood, I am scratch building a model consisting
of wood, brass,aluminum and plastic. The wood used is primarily bass wood. Before spray priming the wood (I'm using enamel paint), is there something that can be applied to the wood to prevent the wood texture from showing through? I want the surface to have the appearance of smooth metal or plastic. Thanks.

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Resin surprised me too by Marius Woolley #24953
Great feedback, guys. I'll ask Patrick to comment. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24953.1
Patrick has many resin kits and he says the ... by Karl Schnelle #24953.1.1
I'm virtually certain Barry Lester didn't use resin... by John Roberts #24953.1.1.1
Barry Lester and resin by Fitzgerald Ireland #24953.1.1.2
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Barry Lester and resin by Fitzgerald Ireland #24953.2
Also see John Roberts comment below. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24953.3
Underside pic - fullsize by Karl Schnelle #24953.4
Definitely wood! Dinky tyres and axles, scratch-built clear wheels with etched spokes (EOM) by John Roberts #24953.4.1
Speaking of wood, I am scratch building a model consisting by Ken Spear #24953.4.1.1
There's no shortcut Ken. You could try high build primer.. by John Roberts #24953.4.1.1.1
Pics attached to the above posting - forgot to say! (EOM) by John Roberts #24953.4.1.1.1.1
Thanks John. Just to explain, I am building this model (pic) by Ken Spear #24953.4.1.1.1.2
Great admiration for your work Ken - would love to see the build as you progress (EOM) by John Roberts #24953.4.1.1.1.2.1




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