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TomW
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Re: Pocket Razors

Postby TomW » Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:55 pm

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Final bottom coats. Gloss straight off. No sanding or polishing required.
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Re: Pocket Razors

Postby TomW » Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:25 pm

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Wrapping up.
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Re: Pocket Razors

Postby jaros » Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:06 am

Beautiful work, very nice! :thumb:
Is the kork pad made from the 2mm kork from a roll? What did you do to the edge of the pad? For me kork offers the best feeling of all pads, but it allways starts to chip off arround edges...

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Re: Pocket Razors

Postby TomW » Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:15 pm

jaros wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:06 am
Beautiful work, very nice! :thumb:
Is the kork pad made from the 2mm kork from a roll? What did you do to the edge of the pad? For me kork offers the best feeling of all pads, but it allways starts to chip off arround edges...
Yea, I bought a 10m roll of 3mm. Its pretty cheap. Enough for 20 boards cost 140 usd. 2mm would work too. I rounded the top edge, used spray contact glue to put it down.
Yes, edge will be sensitive, thats why I pulled it in from the rail. Its possible to seal the edge with epoxy and it toughens it up.

I put one on a test board and its held up well. But thus was first time I've used it. A few customers really wanted it.

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Re: Pocket Razors

Postby merl » Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:59 am

TomW wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:15 pm
Yea, I bought a 10m roll of 3mm. Its pretty cheap. Enough for 20 boards cost 140 usd. 2mm would work too.
$140 for 10m? Not bauhaus then: https://www.bauhaus.se/kork-pa-rulle-8x ... obehandlad

I notice a couple of things: the shape is cut really well - any special tricks for that? Secondly, if you are using contact adhesive how did you manage to lay it with perfect accuracy? Or did you lay first then cut along a masked edge? Did you use vacuum to press it?

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Re: Pocket Razors

Postby TomW » Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:33 pm

merl wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:59 am
TomW wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:15 pm
Yea, I bought a 10m roll of 3mm. Its pretty cheap. Enough for 20 boards cost 140 usd. 2mm would work too.
$140 for 10m? Not bauhaus then: https://www.bauhaus.se/kork-pa-rulle-8x ... obehandlad

I notice a couple of things: the shape is cut really well - any special tricks for that? Secondly, if you are using contact adhesive how did you manage to lay it with perfect accuracy? Or did you lay first then cut along a masked edge? Did you use vacuum to press it?
Ha! Good find! Good deal!! I'll buy that next time. The roll it bought is 1m wide.
The spray contact glue didn't work well, I didn't use a vacuum and it was challenging to position. I failed once. Perhaps vacuum would have made it glue down better.
I think regular brush on contact glue will work better. But have not tested it.
I cut out the cork using a paper template first.

Actually I think best way is to seal the underside with a coat of epoxy to seal it. Then after sealing coat cures, use epoxy and microballon mix to glue the cork to deck under vacuum.

Its a lot more work than using an eva pad with sticky tape.

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Re: Pocket Razors

Postby Jyoder » Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:25 am

I’ve used 1-2mm big box hardware store rolled cork but it wears away fast if you use booties. Hopefully your more expensive stuff lasts.


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