If you run across any tech terms, jargon, or slang related to making, please share.
- A type of modeling or crafting for tabletop gaming where you exclusively (or almost exclusively) use discarded items (plastic food containers, coffee stirring sticks, straws, etc.) for the build materials. Part scratch-building, part kit-bashing, part upcycling. For some inspiring trash bashing, check out the Trash Bash International
group on Facebook
Deo Stick - [Deodorant Stick] Many trash bash modelers on YouTube issue challenges to each other to use one trash type in a build. A frequently-issued challenge is to build models exclusively out of “deo sticks.” Turns out, there are a lot of interesting plastic parts inside of deodorant sticks.
Buck - In material working, a buck is a form (usually wood or metal) over which a metal, leather, or other material is hammer-formed. The term buck also refers to any of various heavy frames, racks, or jigs used to support materials or partially assembled items during manufacture, as in airplane assembly. Also, a door (or window) buck is a frame of wood or metal set in a partition, especially one of light masonry, to support door hinges, hardware, finish work, etc.
Persuader - Any hammer, sledge, axe, or other tool used to “encourage” material to move.