[sdiy] OT: how can i make bakelite?

cyborgzero at comcast.net cyborgzero at comcast.net
Thu Jun 27 14:56:05 CEST 2002


BTW, you can get dyes for resins that you can mix to match the color
of bakelite fairly easily.

Rob
----- Original Message -----
From: "denshi" <denshiblocks at yahoo.com>
To: <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 3:51 AM
Subject: Re: [sdiy] OT: how can i make bakelite?


> --- harry <harrybissell at prodigy.net> wrote:
> > Is is just for retro look or what ?
>
> not at all.  i do have several bakelite radios and
> phonographs (thift store finds and inheratance) and i
> like the look.  but my main interest is in DIY and
> using materials most people have forgotten or moved on
> from.  i think thats an attitude most people on this
> list can appreciate.
>
> of course on the other hand i also do DIY because i
> dont have the loot to drop on ready made stuff.  and
> it seems the process of manufacturing my own bakelite
> weights too heavy on the impractical side with my
> limited means.
>
> thanks much for the insights and information!
>
> seth
>
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