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Picture of Personalized Paperweight:  USMC
Ye Ol' Paperweight.  Decorative and can be personalized for Dad in a number of ways.  This process should work for a variety of designs.  Enjoy!

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
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For the emblem:

Casting Resin

Clay (non-air drying)

Paints

Acrylic Finish Spray (matte, gloss, satin ect...)

Paint brushes

Xacto knife

Curved blade tool

Glue

Casting objects

Petroleum Jelly

Disposable Cup

Mixing stick

Shoe Polish (brown or black)


For the base:

Plaster of Paris

Cardboard

Duck Tape

Marker

Disposable Cup

Mixing stick

Sandpaper (rough to fine grit)

Scissors

Primer Spray Paint

Optional:

Felt

Spray Glue
 
smorgsborg10 months ago
That is bad ass.
kmac1 (author)  smorgsborg10 months ago

Thanks!

anguspodgorney10 months ago
Ooh Rah! Marine Corps! Very nice
kmac1 (author)  anguspodgorney10 months ago

Semper Fi! Thanks

Skye21712 years ago
I honestly don't get what you did here
kmac1 (author)  Skye21712 years ago
In what way?
scoochmaroo3 years ago
Wow, that is fantastic!