Username Post: Make due "rubber brayer"?!?!        (Topic#1537815)
FutureRN22boys
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I live about 45 min from ANY kind of craft store (other than walmart). I "need" a rubber brayer. I am not going to go 45 min just for a rubber brayer, so i need to make due (i only go to the "city" about once a month and we went last weekend) nor do i wanna wait on one to come in from online. Any suggestions on how to "make one" to get me through for about a month? thanks.


 
Bxr-Linda
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In response to FutureRN22boys

What will you use it for?

Maybe a rolling pin covered with wax paper?


 
FutureRN22boys
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i am making flowers, i made some yesterday, i inked them by hand (on the ink pad got all "inky" fingers) decided that was YUCK. I plan on getting a brayer next month when i go back . I will try the waxed paper. I tried plastic wrap, it worked okay, not real good, had a "crumply" texture


 
Bxr-Linda
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I have a brayer, but I've only used it once, and that was to spread glue on a project I was doing.

I'm not understanding why you need one or what effect you're going for.
Could you apply your ink with a q-tip or sponge?


 
timetraveler
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In response to Bxr-Linda

how about apaint roller


 
FutureRN22boys
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In response to timetraveler

i used a rolling pin and waxed paper, worked PERFECT for what i needed it for! won't be buying one now


 
johnsusan8
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In response to FutureRN22boys

Necessity is the mother of invention! I'm glad it all worked out.


 
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good to know!


 
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