Epoxy Fillet Tool

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Re: Epoxy Fillet Tool

Post by Dutch1 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:03 am

BB Sig wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:54 pm
Dutch1 wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:02 pm

I've always just used my finger with a size small glove on to make the fillet nice and smooth.
How do you get a small glove on those hands?!
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Normally, I use the xl gloves. We had a size small box at the house. I kept having trouble smoothing out the fillet with my finger due to the end of the glove having a crease. I thought a smaller glove would work and it does. But yes, it is tight and they will break easy. Now I just keep a box of small gloves around for that purpose.



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Re: Epoxy Fillet Tool

Post by Aripeka Angler » Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:10 pm

I use a baby feeding spoon.
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Re: Epoxy Fillet Tool

Post by cape_fisherman » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:38 pm

Looks like something a 3D printer could knock out with no issues.

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Re: Epoxy Fillet Tool

Post by lung » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:50 pm

Check out Puppydrum's post in his old XF20 build. Used a brick mason's tool from Lowes. A couple bucks.
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Re: Epoxy Fillet Tool

Post by OrangeQuest » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:29 pm

You can get epoxy fillet tools in different sizes at art supply stores in the clay section and I found them in the cake decorating section too. Made of wood and plastic, I think I even seen them in metal. I was looking for powdered pigment to add to epoxy so didn't really pay much attention.

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