#14 Fitting Corner Braces

For these moulds both the braces and rub strips are made from polycarbonate sheet. To make rub strips narrow pieces are sawed and cut to length. Like the braces they are made slightly oversized and trimmed off later. Rub strips are attached with brass escutcheon pins. They are drilled in the same way that theContinue reading “#14 Fitting Corner Braces”

#13 Making Corner Braces

The bottom edges of paper moulds are often protected by the addition of corner braces and rub strips. Here is an ‘old style’ brace made of brass. You can see that this one was made by soldering two pieces together. The moulds I’m working on for this series of posts have braces and rub stripsContinue reading “#13 Making Corner Braces”