Architectural Restoration

Architectural Restoration

Smooth-On products have been used around the world for over 60 years to restore old or create new architectural elements. Smooth-On mold rubbers are easy to use and offer maximum versatility for any restoration project.

Choose A Chemistry; We offer mold rubbers based on urethane, silicone or polysulfide technology. Choose How You Want To Apply The Rubber; Mold rubber can be brushed-on, poured-on, pressed on by hand or sprayed onto original ornament.

We offer everything you need to do it yourself, including the best technical help available anywhere. We can also refer you to pros that can do it for you.

Featured Step-by-Step How-To's

Making a 2-Part Mold of an Architectural Bracket

Making a 2-Part Mold of an Architectural Bracket

After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, city native Chep Morrison replicated an ornate bracket

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Restoring an Antique Picture Frame Using Equinox®

Restoring an Antique Picture Frame Using Equinox®

In this example, Equinox® silicone putty is used to mold a section of an antique wooden picture frame.

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Creating a Rebound™ 25 Mold to Cast a GFRC Banyan Tree

Creating a Rebound™ 25 Mold to Cast a GFRC Banyan Tree

Pretecno engineer Jose Hormiga developed a way to bring an organic feel to some of the company's latest building projects.

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Restoring Stonework Using the EZ-Spray® System

Restoring Stonework Using the EZ-Spray® System

Adelaide University's Bonython Hall in South Australia was in need of renovation...

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The Easiest Brushable Urethane To Mix!

The Easiest Brushable Urethane To Mix!

EZ~Mix® 40 is a liquid / liquid system, making it perfect for novice mold makers.

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How To Cast TASK® 7

How To Cast TASK® 7

TASK® 7 is a low viscosity, fast set flame resistant plastic.

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Using the EZ-Mix Machine For High Volume Applications

Using the EZ-Mix Machine For High Volume Applications

The basic instructions for using the EZ-Mix meter mixing machine are outlined in this video.

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Metal Cold Casting With Smooth-Cast® 325 Resin

Metal Cold Casting With Smooth-Cast® 325 Resin

The metal cold-casting process is faster and much less expensive compared with foundry casting of molten metal.

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What People Have Done With These Materials

Metal Cold Casting More Realistic Than Ever!

Metal Cold Casting More Realistic Than Ever!

This step-by-step example will detail making a cold-cast metal casting using bronze powder

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The Gargoyle Man Puts Rebound 25 To The Test

The Gargoyle Man Puts Rebound 25 To The Test

Mr. Dana's passion is restoring gargoyles and other architectural ornamentation from19th century buildings slated from demolition.

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Randall Dana - Reviving Lost New York

Randall Dana - Reviving Lost New York

Mr. Dana's passion is restoring gargoyles and other architectural ornamentation from 19th century buildings slated from demolition

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Restoring a 300 Year Old Plaster Frame

Restoring a 300 Year Old Plaster Frame

In this example, a plaster frame is reproduced using Mold Max® 10 silicone.

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Duplicating Bellevue Hospital's Landmark Icon

Duplicating Bellevue Hospital's Landmark Icon

MJM Studios called upon Smooth-On mold rubbers to make a mold of the entire arch

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Rescuing City College's Historic Shepard Hall

Rescuing City College's Historic Shepard Hall

MJM Studios was contracted as part of the $4 million restoration of Shepard Hall.

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Restoring Large Concrete Panels At Garfield Park Field House

Restoring Large Concrete Panels At Garfield Park Field House

The Project: Replace large deteriorating dome panels at Garfield Park in Chicago.

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Historic Wall Street Hotel Gets a Facelift

Historic Wall Street Hotel Gets a Facelift

Brush-On® 40 urethane rubber became the material of choice for this historical project.

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Rejuvenating the Landmark Russian Tea Room

Rejuvenating the Landmark Russian Tea Room

Felber Ornamental Plastering produced highly detailed interior & exterior decorative elements.

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A New Architectural Use for duoMatrix® NEO

A New Architectural Use for duoMatrix® NEO

After testing, J and J found duoMatrix® NEO had the optimal performance properties

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Dressing Up The Facade

Dressing Up The Facade

The eight-story project in downtown Philadelphia is one of a new wave of long-awaited residential and retail high-rises aimed at reinvigorating the downtown area.

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La Ferla Plastering - Old World Artistry Meets Smooth-On Chemistry

La Ferla Plastering - Old World Artistry Meets Smooth-On Chemistry

La Ferla Plastering of Torrance, CA specializes in high-end ornate plasterwork.

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Soft, Stretchy Dragon Skin® Rubber Keeps Production Moving

Soft, Stretchy Dragon Skin® Rubber Keeps Production Moving

Reproduce an extremely rare hand carved wood collection from the 17th century.

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San Diego's Balboa Park restored with Brush-On® 40 mold rubbers.

San Diego's Balboa Park restored with Brush-On® 40 mold rubbers.

Balboa Park is renowned for the lush landscaping and lovely gardens on its 1,200 acres, offering a magnificent backdrop for the cultural attractions.

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FORTON FMG Project – Private Residence - Beverly Hills, CA

FORTON FMG Project – Private Residence - Beverly Hills, CA

Private residence architectural product in Beverly Hills, CA.

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