Neptune Soap Dish

I’m Michael Tyler and for more than 8 years I have been creating Vectric’s Free monthly projects. I’ve made everything from spring wreaths and mantle clocks, to snow sledges and cheeseboards.

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Neptune Soap Dish

This deep sea inspired soap dish is an easy to make project, carved and cut from 1" x 6" PVC trim board material found at any home center store. The sample imitates a thick-cast bronze metal block with a shallow shell motif dish and a seahorse ornament complimenting the oceanic theme. It is coated with thick bodied metallic paints and a patina applied to yield an aged appearance. Hidden weight (BB pellets) inside the block assembly gives a “heft” to add to the illusion it is made of cast metal.

The finished dimensions of this project are approximately 6.4" W x 4.4" D x 1.45" T

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which Vectric software do i need to be able to open the free project files?

Versions 8+ of the software

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