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    By Marilyn B.

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    If you have time to wait on the shipping, using plaster bandages is a much quicker way to build the castle than using wallpaper paste and newspaper. I often use this in casting and when I can't wait for the papier-mache' to dry.

    You can probably buy it at a medical supply house, if you live in or near a large city. This is the same material doctors use to set broken bones. I buy mine from Jerry's Artarama. It's much cheaper than the kind they sell in craft stores, and I don't mind the odd sizes that come this way. Here's the URL address, in case you're interested. http://jerrysartarama.com/art-supply-stores/online/1838.

    The five pound box should be plenty for your purposes, and you'll have some left for other projects.



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