Making Styrofoam Troughs

Fri, 2018-11-23 13:22 -- gsparrow
23 Nov
Al Deurbrouck

I started usIng styrofoam for troughs many, many years ago when I saw a 1997 article in the Scottish Rock Garden Club journal, The Rock Garden. As I understood the article the Styrofoam boxes' surfaces were simply roughed and painted. I made a number of such troughs and they did well. The light weight and good weathering properties made them winners. I'm sure there have been many modification since then -- mine is one of the many.

 

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