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Old 10-04-2009
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Hey Guys and Gals,

I'm making a costume head out of paper mache, the paper mache will be used as the base for a fur/foam head. I was wondering how many layers of paper mache i should do to make it strong enough, any idea?

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Check out this site for answers to all your questions about papier mache:

http://www.stolloween.com/

Stolloween is also a member here on the Forum. If he doesn't see this thread, you can always send a PM.
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Thanks Roxy, I was trying to avoid bothering Scott. Guess I'll bite the bullet and pm him hehe
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I'm sure he won't mind - he is a kind and gracious man
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lol I saw this right as I was about to post my hubbys paper mache head I am making him. I did 5 layers for the base to make sure it was strong enough
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i did contact scott, he said he thinks about 10 layers would be good :P
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