Home Crafts & Hobbies How‑To's

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).
Home Crafts & Hobbies
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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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Martha Stewart Making Gourd Candles Using OOMOO®

Martha Stewart Making Gourd Candles Using OOMOO®

Real gourds are molded using OOMOO® silicone to create unique and beautiful candle molds.

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Martha Stewart Makes Encapso® K Specimen Jars

Martha Stewart Makes Encapso® K Specimen Jars

Martha makes prop specimen jars for Halloween using Smooth-On Encapso® K silicone rubber.

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Martha Stewart Makes Resin Flower Barrettes

Martha Stewart Makes Resin Flower Barrettes

Martha and Morgan Levine use a dipping technique to create hard barrettes and brooches using crepe paper flowers.

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Making Fake Potion Bottles Using Encapso® K

Making Fake Potion Bottles Using Encapso® K

In this video, Smooth-On fan Jara shows how to make fake potion bottles using Encapso-K silicone rubber.

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How To Coat a Flower With Resin

How To Coat a Flower With Resin

Watch as Jara coats a silk flower with XTC-3D epoxy resin to create a long-lasting glossy display.

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How To Make a Resin Metal Cold Casting

How To Make a Resin Metal Cold Casting

Smooth-On fan Jon N. shows how he makes a mold for a real metal cold casting.

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How To Make a Faux Marble Pen Using Epoxy Putty

How To Make a Faux Marble Pen Using Epoxy Putty

Customer Jara A. shows how she created a faux marble pen using Free Form® Sculpt

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Christmas Ornaments Tutorial Using Casting Resin

Christmas Ornaments Tutorial Using Casting Resin

Smooth-On Fan Jara uses Smooth-Cast® 326 Casting Resin to create some fun holiday ornaments.

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Rapid Pole Setting Using FOAM iT!® 5 Expanding Foam

Rapid Pole Setting Using FOAM iT!® 5 Expanding Foam

Using Foam-iT!® 5 fast setting rigid urethane foam offers several advantages for pole setting.

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Making a Glow In The Dark Resin Jewelry Necklace

Making a Glow In The Dark Resin Jewelry Necklace

We show how you can combine Glow Worm® powder with resin to create an amazing glowing pendant.

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DIY Self-Healing Urethane Rubber Cutting Mat

DIY Self-Healing Urethane Rubber Cutting Mat

See how to make your own custom self-healing cutting mat for a large graphics table.

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Making a Gang Mold For Soap Production

Making a Gang Mold For Soap Production

This DIY tutorial shows how to make a gang mold of multiple models for production casting of soap.

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How To Make a Metallic Finish Using Cast Magic® Powder

How To Make a Metallic Finish Using Cast Magic® Powder

How to use Pearly Green Cast Magic® powder on a black ONYX® resin casting to get a beautiful metallic finish.

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How To Coat CNC Carved Foam Using Epsilon™ PRO Epoxy Coating

How To Coat CNC Carved Foam Using Epsilon™ PRO Epoxy Coating

Epsilon™ PRO produces a semi-rigid impact resistant surface on carved foam

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How To Make a Custom Foam Seat Using Pourable Urethane Foam

How To Make a Custom Foam Seat Using Pourable Urethane Foam

Pourable polyurethane foam materials are used to create a unique piece of custom furniture.

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