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tinytallgirl
« Reply #60 on: May 24, 2005 11:37:32 AM »

I just used foamcore and paper towels, it was what I had handy when I read this post and wanted to make one right away. 

What is foamcore?
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What the deuce?
OxMonkey
« Reply #61 on: May 24, 2005 04:49:51 PM »

foamcore or foam board is a type of board that has a layer of foam, similar to styrofoam, covered by two sheets of paper...i'll post my picture later tonight and you'll probably be able to see what i mean...i can't explain very well, sorry! Sad

They sell it at art supply stores and craft stores, too.  They come in various colors:  white with white core, white with black core, black with black and white core with a color on top.

you can go to www.misterart.com, they'll have it for sure!
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miss elizabeth
« Reply #62 on: May 24, 2005 05:42:27 PM »

Okay, and I've been researching various types of packing material too, for the people who can't wait.
http://www.kraftcomb.com/index.htm
these people (and lots of others) sell honeycomb cardboard, which I think would be excellent. Also
http://www.papermart.com/index/index_box_tube.htm
these people sell packing tubes. And in triangle shapes! I want to make these for everyone I know. But while instant gratification is nice, I thinks it's so cool to watch the pixelator, knowing the whole thing was free and recycled. It adds to it for me. Also, I like the various sizes of circles you get with different toilet paper tubes, wrapping paper tubes, etc. Sort of organic. Although, among my friends this view isn't shared. Men!
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OxMonkey
« Reply #63 on: May 24, 2005 06:43:28 PM »

Ok, here are the pictures of my pixelator...I did warn everybody that it was made with things I had available at that moment so please excuse the "unpolished" look of it!
I hope you can sort of see what foam board looks like, tinytallgirl!

Anyway...despite all the flaws of my first attempt I'm still very happy with it!


http://photos1.blogger.com/img/208/5046/640/IMAG0232.jpg

http://photos1.blogger.com/img/208/5046/640/IMAG0233.jpg

http://photos1.blogger.com/img/208/5046/640/IMAG0234.jpg

http://photos1.blogger.com/img/208/5046/640/IMAG0236.jpg

http://photos1.blogger.com/img/208/5046/640/IMAG0237.jpg

As you can see, I just set it in front of my computer for the picture.

And thanks miss elizabeth for those links...I think a triangular one would be awesome...whoever tries it first MUST post a picture!!
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« Reply #64 on: May 24, 2005 07:48:42 PM »

I can't see your pictures-it's saying it can't find them or access denied or some other silly error.

repost? SmileySmiley
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« Reply #65 on: May 24, 2005 09:32:58 PM »

I can't figure out what's wrong with the pictures... I see them just fine but here's a link to where I have them posted  Cheesy

http://guisidoscrafts.blogspot.com/2005/05/my-pixelator.html

Is everyone else having problems seeing my pictures??
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« Reply #66 on: May 24, 2005 10:52:59 PM »

Square Pixalator..  Love it..

I'm just waiting on a box big enough to fit in front of the widescreen TV we've got before I make another one, using everyone's awesome suggestions, to make it NEW & IMPROVED!!
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« Reply #67 on: May 25, 2005 09:19:44 AM »

i'm loving the squares, how did you piece the foamcore together? long pieces with short ones glued together, slits to hold them in place? i'm just curious.  i have foam core laying around (for another project that just didn't pan out) and i'm totally interested in trying this . . .
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JOCOLE:  Extra-long modest shirts!
Personalized tyvek wallet and zipper pouches, custom recipe boxes.

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OxMonkey
« Reply #68 on: May 25, 2005 04:29:33 PM »

I cut slits to hold them in place!

I'm sure you know how but this is basically the shape i cut and then just interlocked...

http://photos1.blogger.com/img/208/5046/640/foamcore.jpg

I cut four 1.5x9 inch pieces for mine (but it's waaaay too small, as you can see) and then I surrounded those with 4 other pieces, one on each side.  I just held them together with tape but a glue guns work great on foamcore.

I'd love to see your finished pixelator...don't forget to post pics!
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rotten_Egg
« Reply #69 on: May 26, 2005 08:44:30 AM »

thats awsome. its like a  giant light brite for your living room thats constantly changing!!!
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