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The Castcraft Moldmaking and Casting Guides
Learn how to use all types of Mold Making
and Casting Materials
Castcraft Guides cover every type of mold making and
casting material you can use without needing industrial type
equipment or machines. The Guides have chapters on how to use
Latex Rubber, Silicone Rubber, Polyurethane Rubber, Plaster,
Flexible Molding Wax, Gelatin Molding Compound, Polyester Resin,
Epoxy Resin, Polyurethane Resin, Latex Foam Rubber, Hot Melt
Vinyl, Wax, Ceramic Clay, Cement, and Low Melting Temperature
making techniques shown include latex molds, blanket
molds, block molds, split molds, shell molds, backup molds,
and life masks.
techniques shown include solid casting, slush casting,
dip casting, laminating, and press casting.
Find Sources of Supply for hard-to-find and
Guides include sources for all materials mentioned
above, plus related equipment, supplies, and ready-made molds.
Sources are given for 219 moldmaking and casting related
materials and supplies.
companies are listed, with address, phone, fax numbers, and
web site addresses where available. Unlike many how-to books, the sources are companies
you can actually do business with, not just listings of large
are updated with each printing, so you get the most accurate
You also get an additional Bonus Guide with the
on how to sell products, if you want to make items to sell.
compatibility guide showing what casting materials can be used
with what types of molds.
to "shrink" an object by using a mold.
to make imitation sandstone.
to make hollow plaster and plastic products such as piggy
banks or lightweight hollow sculpture reproductions.
easy way to decorate realistically with "dry brushing".
to embed computer printed images in plastic.
to make lightweight, hollow, artificial rocks.
complete, step-by-step photo demonstration of how to make a
two-part rubber mold.
Make Products for Income, to enhance your
hobbies, reproduce your artwork, or use as gifts
materials and techniques you will learn to use are how many
types of products are made. For example - ornamental concrete
statuary, stepping stones, plaster plaques and figurines,
"pecan shell" or "cultured marble" figurines.
can make parts and decorations for hobbies such as model
railroading , model building, gardening, and landscaping.
can reproduce most any kind of 3-dimensional artwork such as
wood carvings and sculpture, in natural-looking materials or
entirely different materials.
Get help when you need it
author of the Castcraft Guides is Roger Beebe, the owner of
Castcraft. You can email with questions or to get help and
Roger can either answer your questions or direct you to
someone who can: Email Contact.
Roger Beebe. 236 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.
Castcraft Moldmaking and Casting Guides $36.00 +S&H
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