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Techniques & Tips for Card Stock & Foam Board Modeling

Several years ago, I collected a number of cardstock kits and began building them… I used too much white glue in places. I tried to sop up the excess glue to only make things worse. I didn't spread the glue evenly. I missed gluing corners. My dull X-ACTO knife would leave a ragged edge on both foam board and cardstock. None of my walls were the right height. I sometimes found my work had been implemented in differing scales. The white cardstock backing would show through on corners and joints. Windows went in upside down. Card stock slipped when I was cutting it – ruining the image. Scoring a fold line was sometimes the same as cutting it. Warping abounded on all my large foam board components. Joining walls sometimes ended up matching at the top but not at the bottom or vice versa. I discovered late in my projects that my next assembly should have preceded my last assembly and I would have to go back and do it all over again. When I discovered Photo Mount Spray I also discove