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Thickening Platsil Gel 10

I recently needed to make a platinum silicone mold and I only wanted it to be a relatively thin one. (about 1/4 inch thick) So I ordered a…

Started by Ron Cole

18 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Ron Cole

Silicone-rubber Question

Hi there! I'm going to make a puppet-head with a 2-side plaster mould. I'm wondering if I could use some natural Fimo clay for the model to…

Started by XJFilms

2 Oct 16, 2012
Reply by XJFilms

Recommended Plaster types

Just recently in my sculpture class in college, I have made my first slip cast mould. I have looked at the type of plaster used and it was…

Started by Jonathan Luna

1 Sep 13, 2012
Reply by StopmoNick

Prosthetic grade versus animatronic grade foam latex

Greetings, all - Can anyone suggest which foam latex might be better for a stop-motion puppet, prosthetic grade or animatronic grade? I am…

Started by David Geister

5 Sep 7, 2012
Reply by David Geister

SilFome -- Anyone have any experience with it?

Hey guys, SilFome. Don Carlson mentioned this stuff on another thread and I figured it deserved it's own spot in the casting message board.…

Started by Duane Petrie

0 Aug 23, 2012

Moulding tips

Hey does anyone have any tips on making moulds? I'm making a mould for my hands iv made but every time I make one at the moment, there's al…

Started by mark hancock

5 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by mark hancock

Repairing a foam latex puppet.

Hi all, What would be the best way to repair a foam rubber puppet without using foam rubber? I have started by using cotton wool and liquid…

Started by Lee (Kongy boy) Ashworth

3 Jun 24, 2012
Reply by Lee (Kongy boy) Ashworth

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