How to texturise with Sugru
Texturing is a fun and easy way to make any hack with Sugru Mouldable Glue look gorgeous. Plus it's very forgiving, so you don't have to sweat the details. 😉
Take a look at these great examples that you can try!
1. Brush bristle
This brilliant technique can be done by tapping an interdental brush into the surface of the Sugru.
2. Pen tip
This one's a classic. Simply push your pen tip lightly into the Sugru surface to achieve this finish.
3. Knife edge
Texturing the Sugru with a knife edge gives it an almost string-like effect. Very cool. 😎
4. Bottle cap
Bottle cap edges can produce a really interesting pattern when rolled across Sugru.
5. Walnut shell
This one's another brilliant look. Achieved by pressing a walnut shell into the surface.
6. Another knife trick
Use a rounded butter knife tip to create an inverted scale-like texture, but a serrated edge works exceptionally well too. The deeper the serration, the coarser the effect.
7. Fruit peel
Sometimes nature provides the best textures for grip. This is what you can do by rolling a clementine across Sugru.
8. Spiky Sugru
Who knew a cocktail strainer can make Sugru look like a hedgehog?
Thanks to cultureofone for some of these texture ideas.
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