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Re: Material: Maroske fittings
In Response To: Material: Maroske fittings ()

Maroskes without glass over them are ok strength wise, but, depending on the filler, can turn out a bit rough and sticky to mold into nice shapes. The cloth makes it much easier to make a smooth pleasing shape.

Another solution I have had success with is if you can find an ice tray or chockolate molds with nice ovoid shapes. Cut the molds off into individual pieces, fill with resin and filler, press over plastic piping clean off squeeze out, and allow to set. Then peel off the molds.

The above method is especially handy if one needs to retrofit a Maroske in a hard to reach spot. It is possible to reach in and do a Maroske at arm's length.