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niki

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2678 days ago

Good day

I like to share with you the way I make my foam brushes.

I use an old mattress and the main question is where from you are going to “nick” it :-)

Sorry for the Millimeters (I made the text for an Italian WW forum)

40 mm is around 1½”
50 mm is around 2”
2~3 mm is around 5/64”~1/8”

But I’m sure that you will use your dimensions

Regards
niki

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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 2678 days ago

look at you—another fine invention!!! I like it

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Cathy Krumrei

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#2 posted 2678 days ago

Great idea and I bet they work better then the bought ones. At work we get foam packaging stips in some orders about 2×2 inchs. I bring those home and use them for painting. Now I have another idea! Thanks for sharing.

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Wooder

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#3 posted 2678 days ago

Niki, is quite the innovator. He comes up with many great ideas and shortcuts.

-- Jimmy

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Karson

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#4 posted 2678 days ago

Niki is a real recycler. When the first use is over with. Then start it on something new.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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niki

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#5 posted 2678 days ago

Thank you so much

Makes me feel good that you like it.

I’m using them already more then 10 years and I noticed that they are better than the bought ones (maybe the mattress foam quality is better than the one they use).

I use them even with Varnish. The coffee tables and more were painted with those foam brushes.
They are so cheap that many times I’m changing to new brush if the work is large.

Thank again
niki

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PanamaJack

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#6 posted 2678 days ago

I still think you should be a teacher. We thank you for coming up with these great and useful ideas for us. Thank you so much.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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