Recently, I posted about German firm Serrox Technischer Handel’s video showing an interesting alternative to the basic slab-joint method for building an acrylic box. Their technique, which involves cutting 90-degree...
Sean Michael Ragan | Friday September 30th, 2011 4:25 PM
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UK educational supply center centre Mindsets online sells variously-sized 3mm thick sample sheets of Eastman’s Spectar copolyester at not-completely-outlandish prices. Spectar supposedly looks and handles much like acrylic, but with...
Sean Michael Ragan | Friday September 30th, 2011 9:00 AM
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Though "plastic" has now largely overcome its "The Graduate"-era connotation of “necessarily cheap, fake, and ephemeral,” it remains the case that plastic objects—especially those manufactured early in the history of...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday September 29th, 2011 9:00 AM
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