Let me start out by saying that I’m sorry you’re on this page. Well–sorry, not sorry. I’m sorry you’re here because you’ve got epoxy problems. I’m NOT sorry you’re here because I’ve got some good advice to help you with your epoxy problems.
Problem 1: “Water stains” on embedded items.
You put paper into your resin only to see later that it has stains on it like it’s wet.
The fix: Coat papers ahead of time with with a clear-drying white glue like Ultra Seal. Coat well, including the edges, and allow drying for several hours. Then, apply a second coat.
⭐️ BONUS: Here’s how to seal papers for resin.
Problem 2: Resin looks like a fizzy drink.
Oh yikes. You’ve got bubbles in your epoxy resin.
The fix: Ensure you’re using the best epoxy resin for what you want to make. Some are designed for molds, some are designed for coatings. Then, make sure the resin is warm before mixing. Put in a warm water bath for 5 to 10 minutes before pouring.
⭐️ BONUS: If you aren’t sure which resin you need, you can take our [FREE] resin quiz to help you decide.
3. Resin is tacky after the curing time.
This is the number one beginner resin problem.
The fix: Thoroughly mixing resin is essential to keep this from happening.
⭐️ BONUS: Here’s what else you can do to avoid sticky resin.
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