Using Plaster of Paris to Level Resin Pour Molds
An easy (and cheap) way to fix leveling mistakes with silicone pour molds using plaster of paris.
Making Better 100% Silicone Caulk Molds
I’ve been having a lot of fun painting up the flat cat head magnets, but I’ve finally run out of plaster blanks… so it was time to cast some more! But when I went to make them I realised that I only had one mold and it had some minor issues. The plaster and wood […]
Using Old Smooth-On OOMOO 30 Silicone Mold Making Rubber
Have some older pink Smooth-On OOMOO 30 mold making rubber that’s gone a bit, well, rubbery, but it still a bit liquid (like warm sticky taffy or silicone caulk)? Don’t throw it out! Well, okay, if you want to use it the way you’d use pourable fresh OOMOO, then definitely throw it out. If you are […]
Whoops! (Resin Overpour and Magnet Jig Rebuild)
I was trying to cast some Fat Ponies while I was working on my NaMoPaiMo (National Model Painting Month) horse… and my lack of attention turned into a pretty big oops! Normally I set up the magnet leveling jig with the molds and pour in just enough resin to firmly set the round magnets. Then […]
How to Get Level Magnets in Resin Casts
My trick for keeping magnets level when put into resin magnets. The method take large popsicle sticks, tape magnets, and a bunch of wood glue!