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How-To:  Duplicate vinyl records by casting

Mike Senese, cohost of the Science Channel’s Punkin’ Chunkin’ and Catch It Keep It, rescued this tutorial about how to “pirate” a vinyl record from Internet oblivion and posted it on his personal site for posterity. [Thanks, Sam!]

4 thoughts on “How-To: Duplicate vinyl records by casting

  1. I don’t have a turn table but started getting curious about costs and other applications of this process. Turns out the instructions for making copies of vinyl records, are on the official Smooth-On website ( ), however they use different Smooth-On products. Other projects can be found at the bottom of this page One example is “Replacing a Hard To Find Brass Shower Door Handle” by making a copy. The main list of how-to guides can be found at this URL

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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