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Subject: How to find that heavy stock for custom creation? rss

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Rick Baptist
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What do you all use to back your custom heroes? I'd love to use that heavy stock that Flying Frog has but no clue where to start.

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I have not been able to find the stock they use, but poster board works well. It is not as thick, but you can double or triple up on the layers and fix that problem.
 
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Take a Three Ring Binder and cut off the vinyl outer shell. The cardboard in there in very thick.
 
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SlikkRikk wrote:
What do you all use to back your custom heroes? I'd love to use that heavy stock that Flying Frog has but no clue where to start.

Thanks.


If you have a Hobby Lobby near you back in the section near the full sheets of matting they also have sheets of varying thickness of cardboard. They're something like $4-$5 for a huge sheet (3'x4'?).

After pasting to the cardboard/matting I use a rotary cutter to separate the pasted section from the larger sheets and use an 8 1/2" x 11" rotary trimmer to get nice edges.
 
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http://www.dickblick.com/products/all-purpose-chipboard/

The double think stuff is really thick, maybe not as thick as matte board but still pretty darn thick (like more than 1/8 in.).

It's also cheaper than matte board or ripping up a binder.
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Dan
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Yeah... I see what you did there.
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Pariah wrote:
It's also cheaper than matte board or ripping up a binder.
Reduce, reuse, recycle.
 
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Rick Baptist
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Thanks for the responses, all!
 
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