Quick Hint #61

As anyone who has ever tried to join two pieces of foam or foamcard (foamcore) will know trying to make a strong joint can sometimes be a challenge, much less the difficulties of holding the pieces together while the glue dries.

Fear not. The simple application of the humble cocktail stick can save the day.

Foam Joins

Just glue a cocktail stick (or a cut down one if necessary) into the area to be joined and it will create a much stronger joint and help align the parts and hold them in place while the glue dries.Locating Pins

Another great use for this technique is to only glue the cocktail stick into one side of a removable panel, such as a roof section and then use locating holes on the other section to help line them up.

About Jarec

Long term Wargamer and dice hugger. My preferences tend towards Fantasy and Sci-Fi but I have a strong interest in the WWII and Vietnam gaming eras.
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