Friday, September 11, 2009

The Big Head - Step 4: Sealing the pieces

After all 147 pieces were cut we began sealing the pieces into the subparts. We used regular household irons and parchment paper. The polyethylene requires very low heat to seal, so the irons were ideal.

Household irons seal two peices of plastic into one in seconds

Workspace at the University of Michigan

First pieces sealed into a "part"

Workspace at home

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