Author Archives: John Harsdorf

John Deere Lawn Mower Hood Repair with Fixit!

The old brittle plastic of this John Deere lawn mower was severely cracked when it's reckless owner drove it headlong into a tree (the tree is fine). We combined Fixit and Apoxie Paste with pre-mixed John Deere green paint to create a strong and flexible bonding agent to hold the hood together - while handling...

Make it Artsy 600 Series Sneak Peek!

Aves® resident artist Erin Gerlach is coming to a TV near you on the PBS show Make it Artsy!  Get a FREE up-close, personal lesson using Apoxie® Sculpt in your own home. See below for Sneak peeks of these projects! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXlXAS5c1AI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9FbEJdVVmw  

Apoxie Paste vs FIXIT Paste

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SObxffrFSs4 This is a comparison video of Aves Apoxie Paste vs Aves FIXIT Paste and why you might use one over the other. If you are familiar with Aves Apoxie Sculpt or Aves FIXIT these Pastes are the stir-able, brush-able, trowel-able versions of the modeling compounds! Happy Sculpting everyone!! Don't forget the Aves Safety Solvent...

Introducing FIXIT Terracotta

We are SO excited to announce the addition of Terracotta to our line of FIXIT® - multi-media repair & sculpting compound. Terracotta has fantastic handling and sculpting ability that is sure to enhance both old and new projects. Perfect for original sculpting, repairs, restorations & everything creative in-between. Check out these neat projects using Terracotta!...

Custom coral tank aquarium project

Artist: Randall Douglas Douglas Illustration, NY douglasillustration.com This is my 58 gallon mixed reef which just turned 19 years old this month. The large hammer coral on the right is supported by a shelf I made several years ago which allows for easy fragging, which occurs about twice a year. This is the shelf, which...