paper mache sanding

  • Can you sand Paper Mache? | Yahoo Answers

    May 17, 2008 · Can you sand Paper Mache? Is it possible to sand paper mache and make it smooth? Basically, I was going to either use cardboard or heavy weight paper and use it to make costumes with pepakura. Then I was going to put paper mache on it to make it .

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  • How to Make Paper Mache Smooth | Ultimate Paper Mache

    The heavy brown paper from paper bags can also work if you use enough paste – the water in the paste will soften the paper. Most magazine paper is too stiff. A light touch might be all you need . To make traditional paper strips and paste smoother, often all you need to do is use very fine sandpaper to smooth the edges of the paper strips.

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