Step 5: Sculpt the Epoxype

Sculpt epoxy into shape
Photo: Brian Wilder
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Using the same plastic putty knife, Stahl sculpts the viscous epoxy into shape. The mix remains workable for about 30 to 45 minutes (longer in cool weather and shorter when it's hot).
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    Tools List

    • putty knife
      Putty knife
    • paintbrush
      Paint brush
    • dremel
      Dremel or rotary tool

    Shopping List

    1. BORATE WOOD PRESERVATIVE

    2. EPOXY

    3. EPOXY PRIMER

    4. PLASTIC MIXING BOARD & PUTTY KNIFE
    (Epoxy doesn't stick to hard, plastic surfaces, so plastic supplies can be cleaned and reused)

    5. ACRYLIC PRIMER

    6. 100-PERCENT ACRYLIC PAINT