How to make your own Polymorph - cheap!
Update! Aparently there is a huge difference in the glue-sticks. Take that into consideration regarding everything in this post.
However, I had some of the "bad kind" as well, and did some resaerch: if your glue sticks are not the kind that I have used for the main picture, perhaps you still may have interest in making "shapes" the way demonstrated on these pictures:
Here follows original posting, but I may have been to fast announcing this, not all glues sticks will apply.
Want "Polymorph", or "Shapelock" - that Uh, so expensive and hard to get materials?
Well, here is the news; It it is the same stuff that melt-gluegun-glue sticks are made of!
Yes, it's true. Get some sticks, boil them (erh - do not boil them, they get sticky - keep them below 62 celsius, but get them there.. make sure they are all heated through.. take the spaghetti up, mold it, cool it down.. bingo!
See this thread for more, this is fantastic, I am going to be molding now!
OK - have doe some more testing :)
Strange - different companies glue sticks behave differently; Some will melt again, and some gets sort of tough and hard for ever once melted. If you mic them, you will get hard pieces inside nice mody stuff - so don't
Hot water out of my tap at home has perfect temperature!
Holy moldy! This is really fantastic, I always wanted to try this material, and I always used melt glue.. and now I understand it is the same :D Only the melt-to 62 degress in water-trick does the difference!