features 3-1/2 hours of latex rubber mold making techniques and
backup mold techniques.
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Moldmaking Techniques using Latex Rubber Video
latex glove mold can peel off your model like a glove
Learn how to make Latex Molds
Rubber is commonly used for making concrete lawn ornament
molds and plaster casting molds. Latex can also be used to
make molds for casting plastic resins, wax, and hot melt
Rubber is one of the least expensive moldmaking materials, yet
good quality latex rubber is very durable and long lasting.
any other type of moldmaking material, latex molds can be used
as "glove" molds that peel off your model like a rubber glove
peels off your hand.
would you use latex instead of more "modern" types of rubber?
is much cheaper in the first place, and because it makes much
thinner molds you can make many more molds from the same
amount of material.
can make very thin but strong and elastic molds, which lets it
bend around more extreme undercuts with fewer seams or
sections in the mold.
Quality Latex is extremely tough and durable and will last
longer when casting abrasive materials such as concrete
can be applied to models such as architectural details where
they are, without the latex running off vertical surfaces or
needing to be thickened.
See how to deal with many common moldmaking
latex videos demonstrate 8 actual moldmaking projects from
start to finish. Each project builds on techniques previously
demonstrated, so by the end of the tape you will know how to
handle most any moldmaking project of your own.
include molds for a plaque, a small figurine using three
techniques, a larger figurine with a seam in the mold, a
figurine with a hole or "window" through it, a figurine with
outstretched arms, and how to make a two part mold from a
Learn Techniques that apply to making other
types of molds
molds, even those not made from latex rubber, need a support
or "backup mold". The video demonstrates how to make backup
molds from plaster, urethane plastic, and fiberglass.
techniques demonstrated, such as how to deal with holes
through a model, are useful even if you use other moldmaking
materials besides latex rubber.
Find Sources of Supply
video comes with a source list of companies that supply
professional grade latex rubber, plus all other materials
shown on the video.
Get help when you need it
host of the video is Roger Beebe, the owner of Castcraft. You
can email with questions or to get help and Roger can either
answer your questions or direct you to someone who can: Email
Roger Beebe. Approx. 3 1/2 hours.
Techniques using Latex Rubber DVD $21.95 +S&H
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a two part mold of a wicker basket
part latex mold with a seam
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