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Attaching plastic castings to wood
Years ago my family had plaster of paris castings made of our faces! I recently asked my husband to make a fancy board and attach the castings to the wood. The problem is the glue he bought "No ...
by Mary
I want to make a life size horse out of chicken wire than put plastic Paris...
I want to make a life size horse out of chicken wire than put plastic Paris over it can this be done?
by Guest
I have a plastic ornament,i want to make a mould of this wit...
i have a plastic ornament,i want to make a mould of this with latex, do i need a release agent.
by Guest
Hi Everyone. I have made a number of successful glove molds for plastic fig...
Hi Everyone. I have made a number of successful glove molds for plastic figures and cast concrete successfully from them. Ive recently been trying to make a block mold using liquid latex. For ...
by Guest
I got a plastic flowerpot cut it in half,fiberglass each hal...
i got a plastic flowerpot cut it in half,fiberglass each half,bolt it together,making the inside of it i used a plastic bucket ,and fiberglass the top part of the bucket,and bolted the bucket to the ...
by japjapjap1
Making a latex flange for darren. in the pictures darren i keep any plastic...
making a latex flange for darren. in the pictures darren i keep any plastic round shapes from food containers. like a yummy cake we have just eaten first. then i use the shape as a mould and cast ...
by mickpearson
I bought some permastone at a hobby store and a face mold made of plastic. ...
I bought some permastone at a hobby store and a face mold made of plastic. My question is what should I do to allow the face of permastone use as a mold for polymer clay, then also bake at 275 ...
by Guest
I want to glue a plaster of paris statue to a plastic stand
I want to glue a plaster of paris statue to a plastic stand
by Guest
"Shell Shock" or another mold product for soft plastic hot pour + resin glossy castings?
Is "Shell Shock" by smooth on the ideal product for me? Are there any tutorials on how to use Shell Shock, minus the smooth-on website? Are there any tutorials out there for using it to create a ...
by Guest
Where can i purchase plastic molds of half bottles
where can i purchase plastic molds of half bottles
by Sculptsmith
Can i take a mould off a plastic object with latex
can i take a mould off a plastic object with latex
by Guest
Can you drill holes onto a plastic/resin figurine house? Am putting up my n...
Can you drill holes onto a plastic/resin figurine house? Am putting up my nativity scene, want to put lights in them.
by Tina
What kind of paint do I use for a plastic frog? It has a belly that has bee...
What kind of paint do I use for a plastic frog? It has a belly that has been glowing for years! But the rest of it is almost white
by Guest
I am interested in teaching plastic bag sculptures to my chi...
I am interested in teaching plastic bag sculptures to my children. I am impressed by the 3D form. It looks like you have knitted it? Is there some basic tips that would help get me started?
by Guest
Hi, I'm looking for a plastic, rubber, silicone or similar compound that ca...
Hi, I'm looking for a plastic, rubber, silicone or similar compound that can be cast as thin as a balloon, can inflate easily and has the strength not to burst or tear easily. I may also require it ...
by Guest
Hi, We need Resins equivalent to ABS or PP plastic for RTV process, anyone ...
Hi, We need Resins equivalent to ABS or PP plastic for RTV process, anyone in India, please help
by Guest
I there i have a dragon made of plastic of some sort and i would like to kn...
i there i have a dragon made of plastic of some sort and i would like to know what to use to mould over the entire thing to create another one the same
by Guest
Plaster of Paris (or stone) mixed with resin (plastic)?
Hi, I purchased a "stone & resin" chess set at Macy's on 34th St in Manhattan in 1968, and it felt great! I've thought about duplicating that mixture for years, but can't find any information on it. ...
by Gigi
Has anyone made paper mache sculptures over wire and plastic bottles for ar...
Has anyone made paper mache sculptures over wire and plastic bottles for armatures and coated with polyurethane to hold up in outdoor weather? I am trying to think of suitable safe materials for high ...
by Guest
How do i create plastic injection mold?
... h the shape that you want to create cut out of the metal, along with channels that allow the molten plastic to be forced into the mold. They are made with standard metal ...
by hecmold
Wanting to identify my wall plastic sculpture
Hi Does anyone realize the artist who has made this large wall plastic/resin sculpture I can not see any signature anywhere Thanks
by Jo
How to make a full mold for a silicone baby
... you have to see in the reborn doll kit, what size of eyes. The glass eyes are nice, but I use the plastic ones. They really look real. There are different shapes, round eyes, oval flats, and half ...
by Siliconemaker65
Casting with marble dust
Marble Dust The purpose of this technique is to emulate or rework the marble to look as it looked before it was reduced to dust. Once stone masons are finished with the marble, the dust left is ...
by mickpearson
Re: Sealer for acrylic painted concrete garden ornaments
google search clear glaze. also plastic glaze. also acrylic quick drying acrylic varnish.
by mick
Re: Whats the best way to paint concrete garden ornaments,would ...
HI MICHAEL. the old method of painting garden ornaments was the small tins of enamel but they do come of quicker and crack. so that is no doubt why there are so many layers of paint. although acrylic ...
by mick.
Re: Taking a mould of a cornice up on the ceiling
If this model is up in the air (inverted or vertical), then that manner of mold making will be extremely challenging to accomplish. Unless you can get the model down to floor level & work on a ...
by pabrad
Re: What do i seal a plaster original with before making a mold?
... er and let you see the results. Do you think it's possible to melt some PET bottles or other soft plastic products to a ...
by Nordkoster
Re: Newspaper with plaster?
google fake fruits you can buy small plastic fruits of any kind. if you want to then make a mould from them and cast them in plaster. hope that helps.
by MICHAEL
Using a release agent with a latex mould
Release agents are not needed for pouring concrete or plaster into latex moulds, but sometimes people find a mould with a complex shape that will give them a problem when removing it from a ...
by mickpearson
Re: I've made a life size sculpture out of air dry clay, most of it has fully d...
I've asked experienced sculptors what to do in this situation ( happened to me too and just about broke my little heart :ohmy: ) This is the response I got : the second U see cracks, WET IT with ...
by ava
Re: Bubbles In Plaster Casts?
HI. if you can buy liquid polymer it is an acrylic water based resin not like the plastic resins it has no odor and is milky white. apparently it can make any plaster weather resistant. i can buy it ...
by mickpearson
Re: Where can i buy casting resin in india?
plastic are PP,HPDE,PET. these plastic are recycle. and epoxy, polyester are non recycle, thermosetting plastic. you can white pigment to epoxy then it will work.
by fusion resin system
How to preserve a Plaster of Paris scuplture and duplicate the mold
Credit for this post goes to mick. To create a new mold: I would buy some clay and a kitchen rolling pin. Roll the clay flat on a board. Lay the Plaster of Paris sculpture, as it is standing, in ...
by Vale
Re: Material for casting rubber toys???
I recommend using platinum silicone - check out DRAGON SKIN from Smooth-On. Tin silicones exude acetic acid and alcohol - not good for kids toys. But you must learn all you can about these ...
by pabrad
Dipping method for latex moulds
The dipping method 1. Take two similarly shaped containers, one that is smaller than the other and can fit inside it. 2. Fill the larger container with latex. 3. Put a hole in the bottom of the ...
by mickpearson
Re: Whats the cheapest pour rubber?
Elijah wrote : , 'Andrew Werby' Ok, I assume if I did a brush-on mold I'd be able to re-use the mothermold for the pour mold. The obvious advantage to that is that the mothermold from a brush-on ...
by 124C41
DIY release spray for latex mold
... eing said, this applies strictly to latex rubber molds. When using other types of molds such as ABS plastic, fiberglass, aluminum, wood, etc, there's a plethora of things that are effective for use ...
by BackYardBuilder
Tips for creating latex moulds
... needs it for making thicker moulds. If your model is made from anything other than plaster - resin, plastic, or concrete - it is better to paint the latex on for your first model and then cast ...
by mickpearson
Re: Latex vs silicone rtv molds
latex and silicones don't need any adam. but latex on plaster does not need to be thickened as plaster draws moisture from the latex and builds its own thickness. but if you have added a glossy ...
by mickpearson

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