Re: Jack Brubaker I love you

From: Christina Z. Anderson ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/05/04-06:30:56 AM Z
Message-id: <00a901c4aad7$75835b90$6101a8c0@your6bvpxyztoq>

I've got a Dremel; what's a split mandril? My problem is how to get the
Scotch pad, or some similar sandpaper, small enough. My Dremel does have a
small, pointy sander, but I haven't tried it yet, thinking it might be
overkill, as you say. HMMMM, i just thought of something! I wonder if they
make nail buffers anymore???? Thanks, Kris! You got me thinking!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kris Erickson" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 8:22 AM
Subject: Re: Jack Brubaker I love you

> that's interesting;
> why not try to use something like a rotary tool (Dremel?) with some
> scotchbrite wedged into a split mandril (is this even english anymore?)
> You'll have to set the rotary tool on low, or you may burn a hole in the
> print (ha! this might be a new aethetic, though: burnishotype)
> ciao,
> k
> Christina Z. Anderson wrote:
> > Ha ha! That'll get some list traffic going!
> >
> > I just wanted to give credit where credit is due. Jack gave a tip once
> > the alt list about the Scotch Brite scouring pad as a last resort on
> > recalcitrant gum layers.
> >
> > I'll tell you what, it works great. It actually will scrape off all gum
> > down to the cyanotype layer at the bottom, even on older prints. The
> > cyanotype layer will only come off if you scrape off the paper itself,
so it
> > is there for good.
> >
> > Warning: very easy to damage a print, tho, so you perfect print gum
> > printers out there, beware.
> >
> > I have been having such fun with it, not as a correction tool, but as an
> > expression tool. I'm trying to think how I can cut it to small enough
> > to glue it on the end of a pencil to get into tighter spaces. It lasts
> > lasts; I've been using one bitty piece for months.
> >
> > Smack, smack,
> > Chris
> >
> >
> >
Received on Tue Oct 5 06:33:22 2004

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