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Long-lasting outdoor hypertufa sculptures are easy to make.  Recipes and guidelines to carve or sculpt 'tufa garden art sculptures are explained.

Long-lasting outdoor hypertufa sculptures are easy to make. Recipes and guidelines to carve or sculpt 'tufa garden art sculptures are explained.

To preserve the textures while the artists work, outdoor sculptures like this one by Sandy Feet are sprayed with a sealant that is similar to highly diluted Elmer's glue.

Better Than the Sand Castle: Beach Art Gallery

To preserve the textures while the artists work, outdoor sculptures like this one by Sandy Feet are sprayed with a sealant that is similar to highly diluted Elmer's glue. Read more: Sand Castle Pictures - Gallery of Best Beach Art - Popular Mechanics

When carving an Emu egg, It is also important to protect the inside of the shells, as the white layer is only 0.005- to 0.006-inch thick. For this, you could use a mixture of 50 percent Elmer’s glue and 50 percent water. Coat the inside of the egg several times with this mixture prior to working on the egg. If you consider carving chicken or goose eggs, in which case you might have larger empty spaces or fine filigree work, this is an especially important part of the process.

Sculpting Emu Eggs: The Color is in the Shell

When carving an Emu egg, It is also important to protect the inside of the shells, as the white layer is only 0.005- to 0.006-inch thick. For this, you could use a mixture of 50 percent Elmer’s glue and 50 percent water. Coat the inside of the egg several times with this mixture prior to working on the egg. If you consider carving chicken or goose eggs, in which case you might have larger empty spaces or fine filigree work, this is an especially important part of the process.

This is AMAZING!!! Made from hot glue?!?! Absolutely unbelievable!

hello hydrangea: Inspired by Esma Pacal Turam ~ hot glue chandelier!

Leaching Your New Hypertufa Pot - The Hypertufa Gardener

Leaching Your New Hypertufa Pot

Leach your hypertufa pots by: Hosing down times a day for about 5 days, while intermittently misting with a weak dilution of vinegar and water and rinsing with a garden hose.

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