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elasto-plastic finishing technique: Rit Dye [message #69655] Wed, 12 June 2013 03:01 UTC Go to next message
avatar recklesstryg  is currently offline recklesstryg
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Fresh out the printer. Just have to give it a dye job and it will protect my iPhone 5 from falls.
I have been waiting for elasto material so I could do a case right
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3753/9009589617_0dc37e4d89_z.jpg
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11 June 13:The Case had to have a few minor dremal adjustment for a good fit (This is my fault I forgot to update the file)
Update: Prep for Dyeing
Following:<a href=" http://blog.makezine.com/2013/05/09/how-to-dye-your-3d-print s/" target="_blank"></a>

Step 1: Soaking (make sure the item is cleaned off first)
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2869/9016122576_8e19ef6cb1_c.jpg

Step 2: Dye
Follow the instructions
Boil water
Mix with dye
Submerge item
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I waited 30 mins

Step 3: Remove Item from Dye and into boiling water
this step removes excess dye
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Step 4: Let it Dry
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3736/9021360778_57e0baa4e5_z.jpg

Step 5: I used a rustoleum clear plastic paint to seal in the dye
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Re: elasto-plastic finishing technique: Rit Dye [message #69914 is a reply to message #69655 ] Sun, 16 June 2013 10:19 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar UniverseBecoming  is currently offline UniverseBecoming
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Great work! Surprised

It looks like Darth Vader's iPhone now! HAHAHA! Laughing




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James
Re: elasto-plastic finishing technique: Rit Dye [message #69933 is a reply to message #69914 ] Mon, 17 June 2013 01:03 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar recklesstryg  is currently offline recklesstryg
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The design is based on a Japanese Anime Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0 Tie In cell phone. the SH-06D Nerv
Re: elasto-plastic finishing technique: Rit Dye [message #69955 is a reply to message #69933 ] Mon, 17 June 2013 13:27 UTC Go to previous message
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I see I see. To me it looks like something out of Star Wars. Razz




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James

 
   
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