moldmaking

Use Silicone to Make Casting Molds

Use Silicone to Make Casting Molds

Silicone block molds are a quick and easy way to make a whole bunch of the same thing.

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Learn Mold Making Basics for Jewelry

Learn Mold Making Basics for Jewelry

With these basic mold making skills you can create wax copies of your handmade jewelry for lost wax casting.

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Amaze Balls: Casting Hollow Spheres in a Mold

Amaze Balls: Casting Hollow Spheres in a Mold

This is a tutorial on how to make a silicone mold of a hollow, spherical form. It is part of a larger project, so I hope the reader will enjoy some background information to put it in context. Project Background I became interested in artificial reef technology a few years ago when I met Christopher Lim, […]

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How-To: Mold Making for a Missing Handle

How-To: Mold Making for a Missing Handle

One day you may find yourself with the same conundrum Nancy found herself facing– having a gorgeous antique furniture piece with one missing handle. With a trip to the craft supply store and a little advice from the staff, she was able to make a replica handle by molding and casting it in Sculpey oven bake clay. […]

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The Most Face-Melting Music Video You’ve Ever Seen

The Most Face-Melting Music Video You’ve Ever Seen

In a fascinating new music video directed by Yoonha Park for experimental rock band Liars, we get to see the process of creating realistic sculptures of their faces using 3D scanning techniques and CNC routing.

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