HobbyKing.com New Products Flash Sale
Reply
Thread Tools
Old Oct 13, 2012, 03:41 PM
I ask a lot of questions.
Canada, AB, Airdrie
Joined Aug 2012
160 Posts
Discussion
First time builder's supply guide for Scratch-Building: Beyond the Basics

Think of this as a "First time builder's supply guide for Scratch-Building: Beyond the Basics Edition." The shopping list of supplies for the intermediate skilled, first-time foam board builder.

I'm opening a discussion about the tools and materials for first-time buyers that are advancing their build skills beyond the basics. Materials and tools beyond glue and tape. I'm hoping to create a list of the material and any tools that are the next step in construction. Materials like laminates and carbon fiber, paints and epoxies, soldering guns and air-brushes.

When discussing these things, please try to include any brand names and prices so the first-time shopper can be sure to buy the stuff that we know will work.
Since I am not at that level for my own construction skills, I hope a few of the respected veteran builders can get the discussion started.

Cheers, Stew
Disco Stew is offline Find More Posts by Disco Stew
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Oct 13, 2012, 03:56 PM
ɹǝsn pǝɹǝʇsıƃǝɹ - inverted!
DaDesign's Avatar
USA, SC, Greer
Joined Jul 2008
3,239 Posts
Here is a great paint to use on foam. I use it.

http://www.krylon.com/products/short...erosol_paints/
DaDesign is offline Find More Posts by DaDesign
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion First time builder's supply guide for Scratch-Building: The Bare Necessities Disco Stew Foamies (Scratchbuilt) 10 Oct 15, 2012 09:57 AM
Discussion F-15 foam first time scratch build, parts list, help wanna go faster Foamies (Scratchbuilt) 5 Jul 27, 2012 11:03 AM
Discussion What's the best trainer for a first time builder? Leonmc Foamies (Scratchbuilt) 5 Jun 25, 2011 07:07 AM
Discussion What to build for a first time builder??e Flyboy03051 Foamies (Scratchbuilt) 13 Sep 24, 2006 06:48 PM