An introduction to basic techniques essential for beginners for successful moldmaking.
Techniques for making cavity molds, multi-part molds, and other methods to mold complicated originals.
Molds for casting concrete, form liners, concrete stamps, and GFRC decorative structures and panels.
Projects you can do at home for fun, school, or home repairs.
Capture and reproduce detail from the human body safely and accurately.
Techniques for professional quality makeup effects for film, TV, theater and more.
Make breakaway glass, realistic props and other special effects.
Using machinery or spray systems for making molds for concrete casting, architectural restoration, and more.
Make a custom candy or ice mold, even personalized chocolate, fondant or cake molds.
Techniques used to restore old or create new architectural elements.
Unique and beautiful candle creations easily made from silicone and urethane mold rubbers.
Techniques for developing your idea into a three dimensional physical representation.
Create displays for retail, theatrical, or even home usage as well as tutorials for solar cell encapsulation.
Make repairs, recreate parts, or make your own custom parts for prototype or production applications.
Make your own “precise response” suture pads, needle insertion pads, wound care and surgical training aids.
Make molds that capture very fine detail down to a "finger-print" to make exact reproductions.
Create, or make accurate reproductions of original sculpture and art displays.
Using silicone to create reusable vacuum bags for resin composite applications.
Applications using sprayable materials and equipment.
Rubbers, plastics, foams, pigments, etc. for realistically reproducing wildlife.
Fabrication of displays used in theme parks, restaurants, hotels, etc.
Make aquarium-safe fake corals and other decor for an aquarium setting.
Mold rubbers and casting materials used to create unique forms of art from natural wood.
Smooth-On is here to take the guesswork out of making flexible molds and castings
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Watch how a CNC routed prototype turns into a durable urethane finished product
Jon N. shows us how he creates a mold for his Thundercats shield.
We explain the different components, mix designs and the proper techniques needed to create high-quality GFRC
AquaCon® is a water based concrete release agent that aids in releasing concrete castings from Smooth-On rubber molds