Home Crafts & Hobbies

Home Crafts & Hobbies

Smooth-On rubbers, plastics and foams are ideal for a variety of home hobbies and arts & crafts projects.  Easy to use OOMOO silicone mold rubber is perfect for the hobbyist and can be used to reproduce detail of any small or simple model. Smooth-Cast 300 liquid plastic can then be poured into your OOMOO mold to make an exact copy of your original. Great for school projects (note; these materials require adult supervision at all times).

 Give your student an edge by using Smooth-On rubbers, plastics and foams to create interesting models, science projects, ocean / seascapes, topographical representations and more.

• Smooth-On plastics are used to create eye-catching resin jewelry.

• Encapso-K silicone creates clear encapsulated pieces which are amazing to look at.

• The Alja-Safe Starter Kit has everything you need to make a lasting keepsake of your child's hand or face.

Featured Step-by-Step How-To's

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Make a Floral Arrangement Using Encapso® K

Make a Floral Arrangement Using Encapso® K

This video demonstrates using Smooth-On's Encapso® K to create a realistic floral display.

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Alja-Safe® Alginate Quick Start Guide

Alja-Safe® Alginate Quick Start Guide

Follow this simple step-by-step lifecasting guide, and you will have a perfect lifecasting which will 'freeze time'.

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Molding and Casting a Record That Actually Plays

Molding and Casting a Record That Actually Plays

How moldmaking and casting expand horizons for a seminar graduate whose passion is 78 RPM records

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Beginner’s Guide to Making Simple Candle Molds

Beginner’s Guide to Making Simple Candle Molds

OOMOO® Silicone Rubber is one of the easiest mold rubbers to use on the planet and is perfect for making simple candle molds.

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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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Create Your Own Jewelry with The Art of Resin Jewelry

Create Your Own Jewelry with The Art of Resin Jewelry

Sherri Haab has been a pioneer in the industry since 1996 who features Smooth-On products in her books

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Create Your Own Silicone Halloween Mask

Create Your Own Silicone Halloween Mask

Make a quick and easy brush on silicone Halloween mask that looks like it took days to create...

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Casting Custom Scenery For a Model Railroad

Casting Custom Scenery For a Model Railroad

Mold making and casting gives model railroaders options for creating custom scenic display pieces.

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Beeskep II Candle Operation Running with Smooth-On Rubber

Beeskep II Candle Operation Running with Smooth-On Rubber

To meet their growing demand, Beeskep II started making their own candle molds with Smooth-On mold rubbers.

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What People Have Done With These Materials

Custom Paw Pad Soap Mold from Prototype to Production

Custom Paw Pad Soap Mold from Prototype to Production

In order to grow the business, Jen realized she needed a custom branded soap mold.

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Reeling in Customers with OOMOO Silicone Rubber

Reeling in Customers with OOMOO Silicone Rubber

Jason and Jenny Wilhelm, owners of Dope on a Rope Soaps proudly share their mold making and casting process with us.

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A Glowing Success Story In Wax Casting

A Glowing Success Story In Wax Casting

To meet a growing demand, Beeskep II started making their own candle molds with Smooth-On mold rubbers.

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Turning a Passion Into a Money Making Enterprise

Turning a Passion Into a Money Making Enterprise

Sandy’s creations range from interesting encapsulations, to gorgeous floral displays, to decorative candle holders.

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Making A Lightweight, Realistic Brass Reproduction

Making A Lightweight, Realistic Brass Reproduction

The finished casting is lightweight and looks like real brass.

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'Ocean Food Chain' Diorama Made With Encapso® K

'Ocean Food Chain' Diorama Made With Encapso® K

This 3-D ocean food chain diorama was made using Encapso® K, and pouring in stages.

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The Scarab Club 1928 Commemorative Plaque

The Scarab Club 1928 Commemorative Plaque

When Karl Denton was chosen to create a plaque for the 1928 Scarab Club costume ball, he had a very unique design in mind.

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Custom Fishing Lures created with Feather Lite®

Custom Fishing Lures created with Feather Lite®

Shawn Rutledge has found success and scored some big fish with his lures.

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Bow Makers Depend on EA-40® Adhesive

Bow Makers Depend on EA-40® Adhesive

This unfilled low-viscosity epoxy adhesive can easily be spread in thin films

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Captain America Tribute Helmet Made from Smooth-Cast® 45D

Captain America Tribute Helmet Made from Smooth-Cast® 45D

When Jonathan Hunt was searching out materials to create 'Captain America' style helmets for his clients, he was looking for very particular properties.

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Brush-On® 50 Stops Leaks During Hurricane Irene

Brush-On® 50 Stops Leaks During Hurricane Irene

Long-time Smooth-On user Jon Scott wrote us an email about his success using Brush-On® 50 as a leak stopper during Hurricane Irene.

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Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Refrigerator

Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Refrigerator

Learn How Frank Ippolito Created This Full Size Star Wars Themed Fridge

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