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(Styrene wheel process)

(Styrene wheel process)

I then started to bend the styrene to remove the circle from the styrene.

I then started to bend the styrene to remove the circle from the styrene.

I then cutout a few squares of styrene and cutout eight circles from the piece of styrene.

I then cutout a few squares of styrene and cutout eight circles from the piece of styrene.

I used the circle cutter to cutout the 30mm wheel parts from the styrene piece.

I used the circle cutter to cutout the wheel parts from the styrene piece.

For the wheels, I cut out four circular pieces of foam using templates made from card.

For the wheels, I cut out four circular pieces of foam using templates made from card.

I then proceeded to lightly sand down the remainder of the body (both sides and top/bottom) with 400 grit sandpaper.

I then proceeded to lightly sand down the remainder of the body (both sides and top/bottom) with 400 grit sandpaper.

I then used a mixture of white paint and to create a paste. With a paint roller, I applied the paste to the entire exterior of the model, and then used a hairdryer to dry the paste. After drying, I sanded down the dry paste and repeated this process until the exterior was smooth enough for painting.

I then used a mixture of white paint and to create a paste. With a paint roller, I applied the paste to the entire exterior of the model, and then used a hairdryer to dry the paste. After drying, I sanded down the dry paste and repeated this process until the exterior was smooth enough for painting.

(Image of foam circle from foam block)

(Image of foam circle from foam block)

I then sanded down the foam parts within the two lines with some 400 grit sandpaper.

I then sanded down the foam parts within the two lines with some 400 grit sandpaper.

I then used double-sided tape to attach the styrene cutouts to the foam wheels and sanded the edges, sides and outer faces down slightly with 400 grit sandpaper. I then drilled out a 6mm hole in the centre for the axle.

I then used double-sided tape to attach the styrene cutouts to the foam wheels and sanded the edges, sides and outer faces down slightly with 400 grit sandpaper. I then drilled out a hole in the centre for the axle.

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