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section will explain how to remove detail from figures.
main tool you'll need is a Hand-Held Speed Sander. This tool allows
all of the unwanted parts to be removed from a figure. Hand-held
Speed Sanders can be found in numerous types, speeds, styles, and add-ons.
They can be purchased in a wide variety of stores. (Hardware, Hobby shops,
Discount Stores, etc. ) I've found that the best brand to use is
the "Dremel" brand. The main reason I like this specific tool is because
there are a lot of accessories that will only fit the "Dremel" brand, or
the newer models of the Sears "Craftsmen" tool. Be sure to wear safety
glasses, while using these type of tools! I read once that someone forgot
to put hers on, and got plastic in here eye, and it took a long time and
pain to get it out! Another thing to remember is that these tools
heat up from the rotary action. If your tip gets too hot, it will begin
to melt your plastic! So let it cool down after a period of time. Like
anything you go to do, as soon as you get started, you find the need to
purchase something else. Add-ons are available at a variety of stores where
you can find the "Dremel" brand sander. There is a tool that is called
a Flex-Shaft Attachment. It fits several of the "Dremel" rotary tools.
Be sure it is compatible with the model that you own. Thee attachment fits
on the end of the Dremel. Its the size of a good sized pencil, and you
put the tips into the end of this "pencil". With this attachment, you'll
have more control.
|This little tool is used
for slicing up a variety of things! I've used it to cut hair off
or trim body parts when I didnt have my trusty "Dremel". This can
be found almost anywhere where models are sold, most likely hobby stores.
Careful, these are VERY SHARP... I've slipped twice... and it's NOT PRETTY,
unless you like spilling blood. Only use this if you have a sturdy