Tutorials

Casting a Concrete Countertop in a Silicone Mold

Casting a Concrete Countertop in a Silicone Mold

How to make a PlatSil® 73-40 mold of a countertop and cast concrete....

How to Create a Travertine Panel Mold for Concrete [Part 1 of 2]

How to Create a Travertine Panel Mold for Concrete [Part 1 of 2]

How to create a mold of a Travertine panel using Polytek Poly 74-45 liquid rubber and then cast concrete. A 2-Part Tutorial....

Making a Poly 74-20 Veneer Stone Mold for Casting Concrete

Making a Poly 74-20 Veneer Stone Mold for Casting Concrete

In this video, we demonstrate making a block mold with Poly 74-20 polyurethane rubber that can be used to reproduce decorative concrete vene...

How to Make a Rubber Mold to Cast Concrete Pavers/Stepping Stones

How to Make a Rubber Mold to Cast Concrete Pavers/Stepping Stones

This video tutorial details the process of making a Poly 75-70 polyurethane rubber mold of a concrete stepping stone. In this example, we ut...

How to Make a Concrete Log Mold

How to Make a Concrete Log Mold

This video tutorial details the process of making a FormRub 35 rubber mold of a log in order to cast concrete stools....

How to Create a Travertine Panel Mold for Concrete [Part 2 of 2]

How to Create a Travertine Panel Mold for Concrete [Part 2 of 2]

How to create a mold of a Travertine panel using Polytek Poly 74-45 liquid rubber and then cast concrete....

How to Make Silicone Molds for Casting Wax Candles

How to Make Silicone Molds for Casting Wax Candles

This video tutorial details the process of making three molds using PlatSil® 73-25, a platinum silicone mold rubber. Two of the molds are ma...

Rubber Molds for Casting Slate-Textured Concrete Coasters

Rubber Molds for Casting Slate-Textured Concrete Coasters

Use this Concrete Mold Making Starter Kit to make your first rubber mold for a small-scale, concrete casting project of your choosing. Polyt...

How to Make Wood-Textured Concrete Stools

How to Make Wood-Textured Concrete Stools

The following tutorial details the process of making a polyurethane rubber mold of a log that will be used to cast concre...

Kiln-Casting with Glass: The Process

Kiln-Casting with Glass: The Process

Anna Boothe, former faculty member in the Glass Program at Tyler School of Art (Temple University) and current freel...

How to Make a Decorative Concrete (GFRC) Panel

How to Make a Decorative Concrete (GFRC) Panel

This tutorial shows the process of making a decorative glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) panel using various Polytek® mold rubbers...

Mold Making Tutorial: Silicone Mold of Clay Sculpture

Mold Making Tutorial: Silicone Mold of Clay Sculpture

John Cannon of The Whimsical Gardens brought his clay sculpture to our facility to make a mold of the figure and then...