A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News from Internet Brands:
Closing the Craftster Community on December 19, 2019.
Read the details here.
Total Members: 318,837
Currently Running With Scissors:
234 Guests and 1 User
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: making a perma- cutting table/bench  (Read 727 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit  
ladymare
Offline Offline

Posts: 312
Joined: 15-Jun-2004

Do Your Ears Hang Low?


View Profile WWW
« on: September 02, 2008 08:14:49 PM »

I also have this posted in the home section, but thought I'd get better response from my fellow quilters!

So long story short, hubby and I are moving. There is a huge shed in the back yard that hubby says is mine all mine!   So of course its going to be the crafting lair. I am in the process of cleaning it up and I want to make the workbench it currently has into my fabric cutting table... I basically want to be able to cut ANYWHERE on this bench (it stretches the length of one wall).

So my question is, has anyone heard, or know of any sort of self healing spray... rubber spray, hell, even bar resin I could put down on the bench to make it so I can use a rotary cutter on it?

My first thought was the stuff for spray on truck bed liners but I figure I would make huge cuts in that stuff on top of its textured.

My next though is bar resin?? would it scratch/cut? Plus how exspensive would that be??

I'm trying a product called Plasti-dip and hopefully that'll work.

Any other ideas?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Eowynt
Offline Offline

Posts: 1033
Joined: 13-Sep-2007

Not all who wander are lost


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2008 05:10:33 PM »

I have no idea how your ideas will/will not work.  I'd be a little concerned about not only how the rotary blades will treat the "cutting" table, but how the various surfaces might treat the blades.  You might have to experiment.  I guess I'm a little squeamish.

They do make some really big cutting mats that might work, too.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

One is less than three.
whoopdedoo_5
I can resist anything...except temptation :P
Offline Offline

Posts: 1277
Joined: 07-Apr-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2008 03:53:16 AM »

you should look at this..I use it and love it..you can make the puzzle pieces work in any shape way or size you want and you can add to, turn pieces, and do whatever you want.
http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat3545&PRODID=prd23955&source=search
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search
Crafting Ideas
Crafting How-Tos
Crafting Ideas
Crafting Topics



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Christmas Crack
Meal Prep Monday: Black Eyed Pea and Squash Soup
Craftster Featured Projects - Dedicated to the People Who Made It



Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands