Hi while in the Pound shop today I came across this pack of 56 different sized and shaped felt pads , original use for furniture on wooden floors . Brain kicked in and 1 pound later I had a set . trip home into the workshop and hey presto 5 minutes later I had made my own flexy file pad . All I did was place the emmery cloth face down and I removed part of the adhesive covering on the felt pad and . placed it onto the emmery cloth in this case 400 grit , pressed down and cut round . Job done . I will post up two photos as soon as my scanner is warmed up cheers ian
Hi all here is the end result , the black area is the emmery cloth , I can use it as it is or cut a small piece off and superglue the rear of the pad to a wooden stick or the back of an old toothbrush , it is up to you to experiment . At less than 2 pence per flexy file it has got to be a try out . cheers ian
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Post by Don Cabriolet on Mar 15, 2008 13:38:13 GMT
Just been out to retrieve my pack of pads from the garage - the long strips are the ones that get left over after putting them on the bottoms of wooden and mirror tile model bases - got a use for them now- thanks again Ian
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