How To Make a Custom Cold Cast Aquarium Stand Using Urethane Resin


In this tutorial video, we show how you can use Smooth-Cast™ 325 resin and bronze powder to make an inexpensive, authentic nautical looking stand with a weathered metallic finish.

Cold casting is a term used to describe the process of mixing metal powder with a resin to create castings that give the appearance of solid metal.  The metal cold cast process (also known as bonded bronze) is faster and much less expensive compared to foundry castings of molten metal (lost wax process).

Materials Used in this Tutorial

  • Smooth-Cast™ 325
  • Bronze Metal Powder