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Sawdust / damar resin

Created By:

Tamara Schwarz

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Tamara Schwarz

Collection
Cellulose composites
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Method


Step one

Weight the sawdust and damar resin using the proportiones of your choice.

Step two

Light the stove to medium temperature and place the cooking pot on top of it. Add damar resin.

Step three

Let the damar resin dissolve on its own until it becomes completely liquid. You will see big and small bubbles forming. You can help the process mixing the damar resin with a spoon until you don't see bubbles anymore.

Step four

Insert the sawdust and mix it quick. You will see chunks of sawdust and resin at the beginning. Break them with a spoon to get a mixture that is granulate as possible. This step shouldn't take to long so the sawdust doesn't burn.

Step five

Turn off the stove and rapidly pour the mixture into a flat-bottomed mold.

Step six

Use the weight rapidly and press the mixture for 3 minutes.

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