JesmoniteJesmonite. Playing around with some new materials - by xWaSx.
Inspired by this video by Alexander Chappel, xWaSx used jasmonite to cast a numpad case.
Jesmonite is a composite material used in fine arts, crafts, and construction. It consists of a gypsum-based material in an acrylic resin.
If you think this is something light and plastic like:
We were actually quite surprised by how much weight it brought to the table. Fully build the NumPad comes out at around 400g.
You can find a detailed post about the process of experimenting over at geekhack.
Published on Fri 18th Jun 2021. Featured in KBD #31 (source).
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