Back to the Drawing Board

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Our second batch of rocket foam reacted unexpectedly, shrinking to about 1/3 its original size.

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After some brainstorming and a quick trip to the Art Supply Warehouse we were ready to tackle this with a different technique.photo 3

A foam support structure has been fashioned.  It allows for a more precise shape since we are no longer eyeballing its dimensions like we were during previous methods.

photo 4The next step involves wire modeling mesh which we will drape paper mache over and coat with fiberglass.

Over the next few days we’ll finish laying the mesh and being construction on the outer shell.

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