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 »
Category: Molds and Mold Making
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.
Did you know you can easily make your own silicone molds with the two part silicone mold putty kit by Alumilite? This video, courtesy of Meredith of Cosmic Designs shows you how to make a simple silicone mold ready to use in 30 minutes. (And by the way, this silicone is food grade safe, so… Read more »
Plastic moulding is the various plastic molds in which resin is poured to make resin castings. Molds are readily available in a wide variety of forms that allow you to create unique resin jewelry, souvenirs, drawer handles, wall plaques or clocks, sun catchers, soaps, and even chocolates or cheese. It is vitally important to use… Read more »
Plastic molding most often refers to using various plastic molds to create resin items. With molds you can create your own resin jewelry, wall plaques or clocks, drawer handles, sun catchers, souvenirs, soaps, and even chocolates or cheese. NOTE: it is imperative to use prominently marked FDA approved “food-safe” plastic molds when making food items…. Read more »
Silicone Rubber for Resin Molds Silicone rubber could have been created just for making resin molds—it is so well-suited as a material for making resin molds. Mold-making goes all the way back in history to ancient Egypt and China where they used sand, wax, glue, animal fat, gypsum, alginate, metal, plastic, antlers, and even gelatin… Read more »
Silicone rubber has become the material of choice for making resin molds. Though the history of mold-making goes all the way back in time to ancient Egypt and China, using sand, wax, glue, animal fat, gypsum, alginate, metal, plastic, re-usable vinyl, and even gelatin, today’s resin mold-makers most often choose one of four different flexible… Read more »