To those of us in Orchidland who are using sandblasted textures:
I have a question for those who regularly use sandblasting /
beadblasting as a texture. What do you use as a resist or mask? On
flat surfaces? Curved surfaces? Fine or delicate details?
I have been using electrical tape on flat surfaces, since it is easy
to apply and can be cut with a scalpel blade to create patterns.
Also very easy to remove. I use nail polish (the heavy duty type
favored by high school girls) as a mask for areas with fine detail
or where it would be hard to mask with tape. It’s a little harder to
remove, and will abrade at the edges if you get too aggressive with
the silicon carbide.
I’m sure there are plenty of alternatives to these. What’s your