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repairing cornicework

Postby leslie » Sat Jun 09, 2007 6:30 pm

I am repairing some damaged cornicework Its quite a simple strip of egg and dart. I would likr to do it myself but an having a problem finding any kits to do it on the net.Anyone any idea where I can get a kit to make a mould and fabricate a replacement?
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Postby thedoctor » Sun Jun 10, 2007 8:33 am

Making a mould to repair coving would involve removing some more of the coving to use to make the mould as ( unless you want to carve the mould) you need to cast it in a rubber/latex. Such a material is Vinamould which can be reused after moulding anything. Most craft shops will be able to help you with this. The coving itself can be poured plaster of paris if the section is not large. There are no kits for coving as its usually pressed not cast.
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