Advanced Techniques How‑To's

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.
Advanced Techniques
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Creating a Silicone Rubber Texture Mat for GFRC Panels

Creating a Silicone Rubber Texture Mat for GFRC Panels

Granary wall inside the barn features woodgrain textures that can be duplicated onto GFRC panels for a shower install.

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How to Make a 2-Piece Core Mold: Concrete Urn Example

How to Make a 2-Piece Core Mold: Concrete Urn Example

This tutorial outlines the steps for creating a two-piece cored mold using Reoflex® 40 urethane rubber from Smooth-On.

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Making a Mold Star 16 Forensics Impression Mold

Making a Mold Star 16 Forensics Impression Mold

This mold making tutorial video demonstrates how Mold Star 16 FAST silicone can be used to take forensic impression evidence.

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Creating A Cavity Pour Mold Using Mold Max™ 30

Creating A Cavity Pour Mold Using Mold Max™ 30

Creating A Cavity Pour Mold Using Mold Max® 30

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Making a Silicone Mold of a Prototype Using Smooth-Sil™ 960

Making a Silicone Mold of a Prototype Using Smooth-Sil™ 960

The process of creating a very high accuracy silicone mold using platinum cure silicone.

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Creating a High Temperature Tool Using EpoxAmite™ HT and EpoxAcoat™ HT

Creating a High Temperature Tool Using EpoxAmite™ HT and EpoxAcoat™ HT

High temperature tooling resins play an important role in creating composite parts and are a low cost alternative to metal molds.

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Creating a Replacement Car Lens Using Crystal Clear 202

Creating a Replacement Car Lens Using Crystal Clear 202

How you can replicate a tail light lens of any car using optically-clear resin.

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Creating a Kiln Formed Glass Sign for Retail Kiosks

Creating a Kiln Formed Glass Sign for Retail Kiosks

Learn how Greg Schadt of Gravity Glas Design created an amazing kiln-formed sign.

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