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How To Go From Idea To 3D Print To Bronze Statue

How To Go From Idea To 3D Print To Bronze Statue

The Robinson Foundry youtube channel has been experimenting with “lost pla” casting to go from idea to bronze sculpture using a 3D printer. Check out these videos to see how they’re doing it, and learn how to get some pretty impressive results. This method is essentially the same as the very well known “lost wax” […]

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Low Tech Pewter Casting In The Kitchen

Low Tech Pewter Casting In The Kitchen

Last month we shared an incredibly impressive example of how you can do some pewter casting with a laser cutter. Since pewter melts at a relatively low temperature, materials like MDF can withstand the heat wel enough to be a decent mold. However, that tutorial really needed a laser to create the details and 3d […]

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Easy Casting of Small Model Parts and Miniatures with Blue Stuff

Easy Casting of Small Model Parts and Miniatures with Blue Stuff

Using a water-reactive thermoplastic to create molds for casting small parts for scale modeling and miniature gaming.

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How to Make Breakaway Bottles and Window Panes

How to Make Breakaway Bottles and Window Panes

Learn how to make a mold and suagr glass to cast breakaway stunt bottles, glasses, and window panes.

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20 DIY Rock Climbing Walls to Bring the Mountains Closer to Home

To have a really well-rounded rock climbing training regime, you need to have something to climb, and somewhere close to home is best.

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This Cold Casting Technique Lets You Cast Metal Props Without a Forge

This Cold Casting Technique Lets You Cast Metal Props Without a Forge

Cold casting is a technique that allows you to get metallic props that are magnetic, can be buffed to a shine, or artfully rusted.

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Can You Fix Your Own Teeth with 3D Printed Retainers?

Can You Fix Your Own Teeth with 3D Printed Retainers?

A college student scans, molds, and vacuum forms his own 3D printed retainers

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