Tag: mold making
Resin casting in a two part mold Last week’s post showed how I went about making a two part mold for a dinosaur plastic toy. While the mold was made with the dinosaur on its side, the idea was to pour resin into the mold while the dinosaur is vertical. You can see what I… Read more »
Making a two part resin mold from a plastic toy model A couple of weeks ago, I showed what happens when you try to mold a plastic dinosaur toy like a traditional flat backed item. Molding a model that has undercuts and no large flat surface can be a bit challenging. In order for me… 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 »
Models for Resin Molds I have had a lot of fun exploring different molding options over the last few weeks. After receiving several emails with molding questions, I thought it might be a good idea to ‘start from the beginning’ when it comes to mold making. When it comes to making a mold, regardless of… Read more »
Creating resin Legos with reusable silicone molds After my post last week about creating silicone putty molds to make Lego crayons, a few of you remarked that doing that was all well and good, but you wanted to see how well resin did in the molds. Okay. Let’s do it. I mixed a batch… Read more »
How to use two part silicone putty to make a mold Don’t tell my kids, but their Legos have once again made it into my latest resin experiment. To be quite honest, I haven’t spent much time with two part silicone putty for mold making. When I first learned mold making, I started with pourable… Read more »
How to make an edible chocolate dessert bowl Why not WOW your dinner guests with an edible chocolate bowl filled with yummy treats for dessert? Click here to read the tutorial on how to use Composimold to make a bowl mold which can be cast with chocolate.