Tutorials

How to Make a Brush-On Mold with Mold Shell [Part II]

How to Make a Brush-On Mold with Mold Shell [Part II]

Part I of this video tutorial demonstrates how to make a brush-on mold using tin-cured silicone rubber (TinSil® 80-30).In Part II, we comple...

How to Make a Concrete Texture Mat [Slate Model]

How to Make a Concrete Texture Mat [Slate Model]

In this video, we show you how to create a rubber texture mat from real slate. Texture mats are commonly used as concrete texturing tools...

Tek-Tip: Reduce Bubbles in Clear Casting Resin

Tek-Tip: Reduce Bubbles in Clear Casting Resin

Without the proper equipment, it can be difficult to achieve bubble-free castings with clear polyurethane casting resins such as Polyte...

Marbled Effect in Polyurethane Resin

Marbled Effect in Polyurethane Resin

An intrinsic “marbled” look can be a challenge to achieve with resin. It takes experimentation and it is extremely difficult t...

How to Make a Rubber “Glove” or “Sock” Mold

How to Make a Rubber “Glove” or “Sock” Mold

Glove molds, also referred to as sock molds, are one-piece rubber molds that can be turned back on themselves and peeled off. These mol...

How to Make a Rubber Mold of a Corbel

How to Make a Rubber Mold of a Corbel

This mold making and casting tutorial features the making of a poured, polyurethane block mold of a plastic corbel. P...

Backfilling PlatSil® Gel-OO Skin with Flexible Foam

Backfilling PlatSil® Gel-OO Skin with Flexible Foam

If you’re using silicone to create props, it may make more sense to create a silicone skin backfilled with foam instead of a solid...

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...

Mold Making Tutorial: Old-Growth Cypress Concrete TableTop

Mold Making Tutorial: Old-Growth Cypress Concrete TableTop

We recently visited SureCrete Design Products, a decorative and specialty concrete manufacturer, at their headquarters in Dade Cit...

Mold Making: Poured Blanket Mold vs. Poured Block Mold

Mold Making: Poured Blanket Mold vs. Poured Block Mold

In this article, we will demonstrate two different mold making methods using the same plastic lion head model [pictured below]...

Tutorial: Silicone Blanket Mold with Foam Mold Shell

Tutorial: Silicone Blanket Mold with Foam Mold Shell

This tutorial features the making of a poured blanket mold (for general information on blanket molds, visit this “blanket mold: basics”...

Tutorial: How to Make a Silicone Rubber Candle Mold

Tutorial: How to Make a Silicone Rubber Candle Mold

The following tutorial details the process of making a silicone rubber mold for casting wax to make candles.Supplies Needed for Project...