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Old 10-09-2020, 01:32 PM   #49 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Stubby79 View Post
I didn't say I was doing it, but...I figure to make it like beach balls and other inflatable toys...rubbery plastic, cut sections with the seams melted together, like you were sewing a garment together. Like how a beach ball is made from...convex...strips to get an over-all spherical shape.

You could probably do the seams with a hand-held version - assuming such a thing exists - of something like those food vacuum sealers for food that melts the pouches edges together.

Probably take a lot of time, and trial & error...more than it's worth for me to be able/willing to put in...maybe when I retire and can presumably have the time to pursue my interests more.
Have you seen the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's inflatable airplane, designed for the U.S. Military during WW-II?
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