The next step in moldmaking. These videos and step-by-step tutorials show techniques which are for advanced users and include cavity molds, multi-part molds, and other ways to mold complicated originals.
Whether you are interested in reproducing a sculpted figure, an antique picture frame, an industrial pattern, an architectural molding, a fossil, animal skin (taxidermy), the texture of a piece of fabric, or a toy, you start by making a rubber mold. Whether you want to make one or one thousand reproductions of an original, you can do it using a mold.
Whether your original model is made from clay, wax, plaster, sand, concrete, stone, metal, bone or almost any material, making a rubber mold makes it possible to reproduce that model – exactly.
Learn how Greg Schadt of Gravity Glas Design created an amazing kiln-formed sign.
How you can replicate a tail light lens of any car using optically-clear resin.
High temperature tooling resins play an important role in creating composite parts and are a low cost alternative to metal molds.
Nordan is a world renowned fabricator of performance composite parts for racing cars...
Granary wall inside the barn features woodgrain textures that can be duplicated onto GFRC panels for a shower install.
This tutorial outlines making a mold of a replica Klingon Disruptor pistol from the Star Trek television series.
This tutorial outlines the steps for creating a two-piece cored mold using Reoflex® 40 urethane rubber from Smooth-On.
The extreme flexibility of Dragon Skin makes it ideal for creating one piece glove molds.
Smooth-Cast® 65D is used in a rotocasting machine to create full-sized display heads which only weigh 2 lbs. (0.9 kgs) each.
Watch How John Paolini, from Paolini Cast Stone, Restored an Historic Concrete Seal