Tools for Sculpting in Cx5

Cx5 Warmer:

A vessel to bring Cx5 to 125° for modeling, and keep it at a steady temperature.

Electric Skillet Slow Cooker Double Boiler Microwave

Heat for Sculpting:

Cx5 works with hot sculpting techniques and can be warmed using fire or hot air.

Alcohol Lamp

(denatured alcohol)
Alcohol Torch
(denatured alcohol)
Embossing Gun Heat Gun

Traditional Sculpting Tools:

Choose tools with metal tips that can be heated over the alcohol lamp.

Metal Tools Loop Tools

Waxers:

A waxer is essential for efficient sculpting and creating fine details.

Kerr Ultra Waxer 2

Abrasives:

For hot sculpting and working with cold Cx5, including finishing techniques.

3M Softback Sanding Sponges

(superfine grade)
Bastard File Sandpaper & Water
for wet sanding

Solvents:

For finishing techniques on cold Cx5.

Naptha Lighter Fluid
(for use with Softback Sanding Sponges)

Extras:

For clean, tidy sculptures and a safe work area.

Bounty Paper Towels Fire Extinguisher PlastiKote Sandable Primer
(gray)

A Great Beginning Kit

Cx5 Warmer:
Electric Skillet
Heat for Sculpting:
Alcohol Lamp

(denatured alcohol)
Traditional Sculpting Tools:
Metal Tools & Loop Tools
Waxer:
Kerr Ultra Waxer 2
Abrasives:
3M Softback Sanding Sponges

(superfine grade)
Extras:
Bounty Paper Towels & a Fire Extinguisher