Five tips for casting resin in silicone molds by Tania of House of Molds 1. Wear gloves when handling molds and pouring resin. Not only do they keep you safe from resin, but they also prevent fingerprints inside the molds. Sometimes these fingerprints can show up on your resin castings. Note: The more glossy… Read more »
Category: Molds and Mold Making
Casting resin in non-traditional plastic molds As a part of my year of doing resin experiments, I took on the task this week to see whether or not I could cast resin in a gelatin mold. Even I was surprised at the results! A couple of key points in the video: 1. You must… Read more »
Basic mold making principles When I’m getting ready to make a mold of something, I like to start with the end in mind. Using two examples, I’m going to walk you through my basic mold making tips why the same molding technique isn’t one size fits all. Before you get started, here are three things… Read more »
Silicone resin mold care Using silicone molds to create your resin jewelry can open up so many possibilities! After you have gone to the trouble of purchasing or making your resin silicone molds, you want to make sure they last. Caring for your molds isn’t difficult, but there are a few things to remember: 1…. Read more »
Should I use plastic resin molds or silicone resin molds for my resin jewelry and crafts? This is a such a good question (and an important one). It is definitely important to know the pros and cons of each mold type before making your resin castings. Both types of molds can work with a variety… Read more »
How to make your own bangle bracelet forms for you to create your own silicone molds for resin This tutorial is graciously shared by Rona Phillips It is hard to find any tutorials on how to create your own forms for creating personalized molds for resin, so I thought I would create one to help… Read more »
New to casting resin in a silicone mold? This short video shows you how to prepare mold, demold your resin casting, and gives you tips to extend the life of your mold.