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How to Build an Advanced Silicone Box Mold with Matt Lewis

How to Build an Advanced Silicone Box Mold
Master the Art of Mold Making! Matt will demonstrate the entire process of this straight forward technique

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In this video lesson artist and mold maker Matt Lewis will take you from start to finish of a box mold. You will learn how to make a traditional silicone box mold, one of the most reliable and straightforward types of molds in order to mold a complex organic object. You will learn the materials and techniques needed to master the entire process of building this mold from start-to-finish

Materials

  • 3/4″ x 18″ x 18″ Melamine Board
  • Lazy Susan
  • Foam Core Board
  • Metal Ruler
  • Sharpie Marker
  • Utility Knife
  • Plastic Dowel
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Silicone Rubber
  • Latex or Rubber Gloves
  • 5 Quart Bucket
  • Digital Scale
  • Paint Stirrer
  • Flat Palette Knife or Putty Knife
  • Scalpel with Hooked Blade
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Wire End Sculpting Tool
  • Clamp
  • Gorilla Duct Tape
  • Talcum Powder
  • Vaseline
  • Odorless Mineral Spirits
  • Clear Plastic Cups
  • Urethane Resin
  • So-Strong Color Tints for Urethane and Epoxy – Black and Green
  • Popsicle Stick
Beginner / Intermediate
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