Smooth-On mold rubbers and casting resins can be used to recreate historic and modern firearms. This tutorial will show you the different methods of mold making and casting to recreate these pieces.
Who Uses These Materials?
TASK® 16 liquid urethane plastic prop pistol cast in Mold Star® 16 silicone rubber mold.
Colt 45 pistol grips cast in various urethane resin with SO-Strong® tints, Metal, and CastMagic® powders.
Initial coat of Rebound™ 25 silicone mold rubber is brushed over original 1840 longrifle.
Brass and Nickel Silver metal powders used in Metal Cold Cast technique for longrifle.
Demold of Smooth-Cast™ 320 resin casting of longrifle from a Rebound™ 25 mold.
Final touches of paint complete exact reproduction of mid 19th century longrifle cast using Smooth-Cast® 320.
1792 powder horn cast in SmoothCast® 65D and painted to match original.
Circa 1820 patch knife cast with Smooth-Cast® 65D semi-rigid urethane resin.