- Apr 30, 2021
- Reaction score
- Northern NJ
Thank you so much for sharing how you did this with such great detail! Great technique!Hi Daddy!!
I explain you my technique.
I prepare a sort of mold made with 3 or 4 cones done with light paper.
Same shape like the final one.
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These cones are easy to make since the normal paper bends easily.
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Then i put the cones one inside the others.
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So the "mold" is done.
The final cone (thick paper) is pre-bended with the steam iron. Here below the tools used. (Not high tech... but they work. )
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So the final cone is pre-bended and then inserted in the mold.
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Then with the steam blowed in the cone inside, the paper gets the final shape.
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Then, the cone is glued having as reference the printed lines. Since the cone is bended to the final shape, it keeps the position without particular effort.
This was a really amazing flight / build... Totally incredible. I love the look of that rocket but those cones looked to hard to build so I moved on to more cylindrical models...