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Making silicone hands

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darius Stuart May 11. 8 Replies

I've made this paw out of clay and baked it. Now I would like to make a mold from it to create a replica using silicone. I bought some Rebound 25 to make the mold but I'm wondering if that's the best…Continue

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Darius Stuart replied to Darius Stuart's discussion Making silicone hands
"I just happened upon it at Michaels (the hobby store)."
May 11
David Braga replied to Darius Stuart's discussion Making silicone hands
"where did you get the bake and bend stuff?  i've been looking for that for ages and can't find any!"
May 11
Darius Stuart replied to Darius Stuart's discussion Making silicone hands
"Thanks again Simon, that's some good information and I'm looking forward to seeing what I can come up with. In the mean time I picked up some 'bake and bend' sculpey and made a couple of hands with it. As you can see it worked…"
May 10
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Darius Stuart's discussion Making silicone hands
"Learn from each attempt you make, even, perhaps especially if it fails. If you get a method that works well for you, stick with it and make incremental improvements. There's a great video from Tested where they look at mould methods used by…"
May 9
Darius Stuart replied to Darius Stuart's discussion Making silicone hands
"Thank you Ri, it can be difficult to navigate all the products for making molds as well as the products for making the final piece. Not to mention finding the products themselves as most stores don't have them (thank goodness for the internet,…"
May 5
Ri Crawford replied to Darius Stuart's discussion Making silicone hands
"yeah i agree with simon- this would be a very easy mold to make with plaster/hydrocal.  i do however use rubber molds for pulling dragon skin pieces all the time. Mainly this is to benefit from using a product like sorta clear, where you pour…"
May 4
Darius Stuart replied to Darius Stuart's discussion Making silicone hands
"Thank you Simon."
May 4
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Darius Stuart's discussion Making silicone hands
"Ideally you should follow the practice of casting something flexible in a rigid mould and vice versa. So you would not normally use a silicone mould to cast silicone. You could re-sculpt your hand and not bake it, then cast it in a plaster 2 part…"
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Making silicone hands

I've made this paw out of clay and baked it. Now I would like to make a mold from it to create a replica using silicone. I bought some Rebound 25 to make the mold but I'm wondering if that's the best product to use especially since the paw is small. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks.See More
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