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Heat/Hot-Air Gun?

Discussion in 'Puppet Building and Performing' started by JacobsBest, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. JacobsBest

    JacobsBest Member

    I noticed in many Henson workshop photos the prescence of heat or hot-air guns at the builder's workstations. Does anyone know what these might have been used for? My first thought was they could be used when working with Wonderflex, but I am not sure how long that material has been around.
  2. Coz UK

    Coz UK New Member

    A hairdryer / heatgun is often used with contact adhesive when gluing the foam, etc.
    It speeds the setting-up time, and also helps if you want to unglue the foam if misaligned.
    Theres a bit in the '60s 'Muppets on Puppets' where Don Sahlin mentions it.
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  3. JacobsBest

    JacobsBest Member

    Ah, I see. Brilliant. Thanks for your insight!

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