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kaptainislove
« on: October 25, 2012 02:32:54 PM »

Hi, i've recently been finding old baby dolls and creeping them up.  I just to one apart to use it's head a note "pad", just chalkboard painted the head.  But I was wanting to take the dolls limbs and turn them into wall hooks.  I was trying to decide on what would be best to fill them with and how to attach a screw of some sort.  So any opinions or suggestions would be great.  I was thinking of using that spray foam you use to seal stuff and gluing a screw on it but it didn't seem like it would be very secure.

These are the dolls i'm working on now, the bald one is the one I took apart for this project  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2012 04:24:42 PM »

I'd use plaster or concrete, and just set a screw head into it while it was wet.
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2012 04:07:56 PM »

the spray foam wouldn't hold a screw in once you put weight on the object I reckon, Plaster of paris I would say. but you would have to make sure it is a long screw so that about half of the length of the screw embedded in plaster as that is not especially strong either..!
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« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2012 01:57:48 PM »

Thanks for the input ladies, I didn't even thing about plaster of paris.  Sounds like it's gonna be the way to go, again thanks!
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