This is half update, half tutorial on what I’ve learned. I went through this tutorial: Go to tutorial –>
In this tutorial I learned how to make more realistic plastic, I did this to make the lid of my model look more realistic and wanted to do something different to wood. I could have done metal, but preferred to learn plastic instead, because it just seem like it would work better, but I could be wrong.
Here is the result of the tutorial. Note that I might modify this further:
My only critique with this tutorial is that it seems slightly like rubber and not plastic, but it is better than nothing and I might in future projects pick a tutorial that produces a better plastic.