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VIDEO TUTORIAL

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Forged Carbon River Table Handbook5 MB

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Please find below a list of all the materials and equipment used in this project, all available to buy right here on the GlassCast website. Shown alongside each product is the approximate quantity used in the tutorial video, to the nearest full pack.

ANCILLARIES
Notched Resin Spreader Thumbnail
RS-N-2Notched Resin Spreader£1.96 /each

5L Plastic Mixing Bucket (with Lid) Thumbnail
PMB-W-55L Plastic Mixing Bucket (with Lid)£1.80 /each

Calibrated Mixing Cup 2600ml Thumbnail
CALMIXCUP2240Calibrated Mixing Cup 2600ml£0.95 /each

120 Grit Abrasive Paper - 10 Sheets Thumbnail
WPF120-10120 Grit Abrasive Paper - 10 Sheets£8.34 /pack

Polypropylene Sheet - 100 x 100cm Thumbnail
PP-SHT-1Polypropylene Sheet - 100 x 100cm£24.95 /sheet

Resin Barrier/Release Tape - 50mm Thumbnail
FBRT-50Resin Barrier/Release Tape - 50mm£14.95 /roll

Plastic Resin Mixing Stick Thumbnail
PMS-1Plastic Resin Mixing Stick£0.60 /each

Brush 1" (25mm) Individual Thumbnail
BR-LAM-1Brush 1" (25mm) Individual£0.72 /each

Bristle Roller with Handle 50mm Thumbnail
RO-BR-50Bristle Roller with Handle 50mm£13.74 /each

10kg Digital Scales Thumbnail
SCALE10KG10kg Digital Scales£13.96 /each

Total £0.00
RESIN AND EFFECTS
Virgin Carbon Fibre Chopped Tow (12mm) 1.5kg Thumbnail
CF-CT-12-150Virgin Carbon Fibre Chopped Tow (12mm) 1.5kg£51.84 /each

GlassCast 50 Clear Epoxy Casting Resin - 5kg Thumbnail
EP-G50-5GlassCast 50 Clear Epoxy Casting Resin - 5kg£83.95 /kit

Total £0.00

VIDEO TUTORIAL

How to Make a Forged Carbon Fibre River Table

Introduction

The step-by-step instructions described here, demonstrated in the accompanying Forged Carbon River Table Tutorial video and in more detail in the free downloadable eBook available in the download tab covers all the information needed to produce your own unbelievably cool forged carbon river table. This project brings together two very popular trends - the classic resin river table and the technical forged carbon, by combining these two worlds we're come up with something completely new!

Using GlassCast 50 casting resin and Chopped Tow Carbon Fibre along with the additional materials listed, professional makers and DIY'ers will have everything needed to produce their own Forged Carbon River Table.


What You Will Need

Materials

  • GlassCast 50 Epoxy Casting Resin (includes hardener)
  • Chopped Tow Carbon Fibre

Ancillaries

  • Polypropylene Sheet
  • Bristled Roller
  • Abrasive Paper
  • Disposable Paint Brush
  • Reusable Resin Mixing Stick
  • Calibrated Mixing Cups and Large Buckets

Tools and Safety

  • Tools
  • Legs for the table and oil for finishing
  • Nitrile Gloves
  • Eye Protection and a vapour mask (in case of insufficient ventilation)

Project Breakdown

What is Covered in the Tutorial?

The following topics are covered in this detailed tutorial:

  • What you will need - list of tools, equipment and conditions that are required.
  • Choosing and preparing your wood - what to look for when selecting a piece of wood for your project.
  • Safety information and working environment.
  • Epoxy resin for your project.
  • Setting up the barriers - the best materials and techniques for setting up the baseboard and barriers which will contain the resin.
  • Calculating how much resin and chopped tow carbon fibre- how to work out quantities needed for your piece.
  • The surface pour.
  • The main pour and cure.
  • Fixing pinholes and voids.
  • Flatting and polishing.
  • Finishing and sealing.

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Downloads (1)

Forged Carbon River Table Handbook5 MB

USED IN THIS PROJECT

Want to buy the same materials and equipment used in this tutorial? We've got you!

Please find below a list of all the materials and equipment used in this project, all available to buy right here on the GlassCast website. Shown alongside each product is the approximate quantity used in the tutorial video, to the nearest full pack.

ANCILLARIES
Notched Resin Spreader Thumbnail
RS-N-2Notched Resin Spreader£1.96 /each

5L Plastic Mixing Bucket (with Lid) Thumbnail
PMB-W-55L Plastic Mixing Bucket (with Lid)£1.80 /each

Calibrated Mixing Cup 2600ml Thumbnail
CALMIXCUP2240Calibrated Mixing Cup 2600ml£0.95 /each

120 Grit Abrasive Paper - 10 Sheets Thumbnail
WPF120-10120 Grit Abrasive Paper - 10 Sheets£8.34 /pack

Polypropylene Sheet - 100 x 100cm Thumbnail
PP-SHT-1Polypropylene Sheet - 100 x 100cm£24.95 /sheet

Resin Barrier/Release Tape - 50mm Thumbnail
FBRT-50Resin Barrier/Release Tape - 50mm£14.95 /roll

Plastic Resin Mixing Stick Thumbnail
PMS-1Plastic Resin Mixing Stick£0.60 /each

Brush 1" (25mm) Individual Thumbnail
BR-LAM-1Brush 1" (25mm) Individual£0.72 /each

Bristle Roller with Handle 50mm Thumbnail
RO-BR-50Bristle Roller with Handle 50mm£13.74 /each

10kg Digital Scales Thumbnail
SCALE10KG10kg Digital Scales£13.96 /each

Total £0.00
RESIN AND EFFECTS
Virgin Carbon Fibre Chopped Tow (12mm) 1.5kg Thumbnail
CF-CT-12-150Virgin Carbon Fibre Chopped Tow (12mm) 1.5kg£51.84 /each

GlassCast 50 Clear Epoxy Casting Resin - 5kg Thumbnail
EP-G50-5GlassCast 50 Clear Epoxy Casting Resin - 5kg£83.95 /kit

Total £0.00

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