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I'm working a model that includes wood cut with laser.  this is great for the tiny details but i am having an issue of getting the char from the edges all over the pieces, smudging them, as i try to sand the edges.

 

Anyone have success managing the char residue????

 

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Currently building: Model Expo AMERICA, A/L KING OF THE MISSISSIPPI

 

Completed: Mamoli Victory cross-section, Revell LSM (Plastic, in memory of Dad), A/L SANSON tug, MS Longboat (awesome model Chuck!), Dumas 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Racing runabout, A/L SWIFT, MS ELSIE, Constructo ELIDIR (now LOUISE), Midwest Muscongus Bay Lobster Smack, Amati 1:80 Yacht ENDEAVOUR, Mamoli CONSTITUTION cross section, Revell VIIc U-boat (1:72 plastic), lotsa other plastic ships 

 

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Many of us have similar problems, I'd be interested to see if there any new suggestions.

Richard

Richard
Member: The Nautical Research Guild
                Atlanta Model Shipwrights

Current build: Syren

                       

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Take my advice with a grain of salt as I am just a beginner, but I was just watching some very informative videos that showed the char being scraped off with a single edge razor blade on flat sections, dremel (carefully) on curved sections.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN2PGGwi0NM

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Tim

 

 

 

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Current build:   Glad Tidings Pinky Schooner

 

 

Past builds:  1:1  Stick-Up Sharpie Build

                    Muscongus Bay Lobster Smack by Timo4352 - Midwest Products - SMALL - First time builder

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