Where to buy cork?
Posted 03 February 2005 - 01:53 PM
I'm looking for flat sheets of a decent thickness for my minis (mostly Reaper DHL).
All I can find is really really thin (like maybe 2mm at most) sheets at my local Michael's. Does anyone have any suggestions on where I might look? (Types of stores really, since I may not have specific store in my area).
Anyway, thanks for helping out the clueless.
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Posted 03 February 2005 - 01:56 PM
I don't know how thick it was, but I cut it in half to use it (after I've cut out a small square).
BTW - It was in the office supply section, not the crafts section.
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Posted 03 February 2005 - 02:03 PM
If you want small, thick pieces, buy some wine. (j/k)
Some office supply stores.
You could even check out Home Improvement centers like Home Depot or Lowes.
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Posted 03 February 2005 - 02:30 PM
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Posted 03 February 2005 - 03:49 PM
x2 12" x 24" Sheets
It is roughly 2 mm thick, but I layer to my preferred height and plaster the sides so there's no visual difference in my opinion. Plus, I find it much easier to work with thin sheets than thick pieces. Unless you're going for the craggy rocky cliff image where . . . sorry, I was rambling.
Posted 03 February 2005 - 05:07 PM
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Posted 03 February 2005 - 09:23 PM
In the US - check maybe building supply stores, hardware outlets, flooring or tile specialists....
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Posted 03 February 2005 - 10:23 PM
Posted 03 February 2005 - 10:49 PM
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Posted 25 April 2008 - 02:26 AM
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Posted 25 April 2008 - 06:57 AM
Cheap and multi-purpose...now that's my kind of suggestion!
You may be able to find cork coaster at your grocery store. They usually sell them in packs of ten and can be found in the party isle. They are cheap and can be thrown at people who interupt you while painting.
Posted 25 April 2008 - 07:38 AM
Another source of cork is a decent bar. Wine corks are made of .. cork. Well, most of them are. Break them up and you get nice boulders.
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