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Chapter 6. The Gysin Device > Turntable and Base - Pg. 180

Gysin Device You're done. This is pretty easy, isn't it? As mentioned, finishing is your choice. I'd recently pulled a big roll of 1 / 16 " cork sheeting out of a dumpster, so I opted to go with a cork veneer look for the case. Cork sheet is easy to work with, as long as you have a sharp utility knife, and cutting it to size is made easier if you keep the blade lightly lubricated with a stick of paraffin wax. The wax reduces friction, which can sometimes cause tearing during cuts. I rough-cut cork panels to size and glued them to the box two at a time using contact cement. Apply a light coat to each surface, allow it to set for 15 minutes, then carefully position the sheets and attach them. I use a manicurist's emery board to spread contact cement. The abrasive action of the emery surface during application helps ensure solid adhesion of the cement to the surface being bonded. [Figure 06.16] Use a rolling pin to firmly press the two surfaces together, then weigh them down for a few hours while the contact cement finishes curing. [Figure 06.17, Figure 06.18] Lacking an anvil, 2" elastic is almost as effective for hold- ing the laminate in position while the glue sets. It's available