Casting resin in a soap mold

I get lots of questions about using molds, not designed for resin, including casting resin in a soap mold.  Sometimes non-traditional molds work, sometimes they don't.  In cleaning up my studio this week, I found a plastic soap mold.  It was at that point that I thought to myself, "How a big a disaster can casting [...]

Resin mold release – Why I always use it

If you cast resin into resin molds, you might be wondering if you need a resin mold release.  I use one every time — and here’s why: In case something goes wrong The plastics and silicones used for resin mold-making are inherently designed not to stick to resin.  So if the resin isn’t supposed to […]