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Make your own mold for concrete Part 1 using silicone and

 · Make your own Mold for Concrete – Part 1 Home Make your own Mold for do you may enjoy having some little concrete critters to add some extra interest I ll show you how to make your own mold to cast concrete forms If you check out my post here you can just make a mound of some damp sand and form the leaf over it Reply

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Making a Silicone Mold and Concrete Casting QUIKRETE

MAKING A SILICONE MOLD AND A CONCRETE CASTING Duplicating objects you love can be made easy by making a silicone mold and filling it with a QUIKRETE Concrete Mix Project Instructions Shopping List Project Instructions When working with cement based products always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves

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What Type Of Concret Does One Use For Cement Casting And

what type of concret does one use for cement casting and what should one do after remved from the casting how does one clean the cast and did you use a cement sealer before you painted 1 part Portland to 2 parts of the sand by volumn I normally leave the cast in the mold for two days to cure before removing I also use a water reducer

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Cement or Concrete for molds Fine Homebuilding

 · are you talking about casting your capstones in molds How many do you have I would think concrete would be stronger I d build as many molds as I could or needed and do them all at once from as few batches of concrete as possible for consistency what s type s cement btw

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How to Make a Sand Mold for Concrete Hunker

Creating a sand mold for concrete is a quick and inexpensive method of reproducing ornamental objects in concrete form The process uses fine wet sand to hold the image of the casting model The sand is just strong enough to avoid crumbling as you pour concrete into the depression left by the mold

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What is the best concrete to use for casting RPF

 · I did a mixture of Portland cement and sand as Exoray recommended and so far it seems better than the mortar though it hasn t fully cured yet so it is too soon to tell I made a few sculptures using alginate as a mold and plaster as the casting medium and I was going for a stone like texture I was pretty happy with how they turned out

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The Concrete FAQ Concrete Casting Juxtamorph United

Concrete is defined as a conglomerate stone of Portland cement and various grades of rock and sand mixed with water Portland cement was invented by the Romans who worked out a mortar material called pozzolano containing burned lime and volcanic ash which set to a concrete consistency

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DIY Plaster Casting with Sand Tutorial Plaster crafts

Summer is the time for fun kids crafts and plaster casting with sand is a as easy as making a sand castle A fun craft tutorial to keep both you and the kids busy on a sunny day Years ago I started collecting suns for my kitchen I love Native American art and they often

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3 Ways to Sculpt With Concrete wikiHow

 · To sculpt with concrete start by combining concrete mix with water pouring it into a cast and smoothing the top with a metal trough Then give it at least a day to dry before you remove your sculpture from the cast

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How to Make Sand Casting Molds Our Pastimes

A sand casting mold requires placing a duplicate of the object to be created into sand The sand is packed tight around the object creating a mold Once the sand hardens metal or wax is poured into the mold which creates an exact replica of the original object There are a few different types of sand mixtures used

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Garden Guides Molds to Make Concrete Baths

 · To make concrete baths using leaf molds and the sand casting technique you ll need a pile of clean sand deep enough to make a concave impression with the leaf Cover the depression in the sand pile with plastic wrap to reduce random grains of sand from contaminating the leaf mold and the concrete mix

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Recipes for concrete plaster and soap molds

Recipes for Lightweight Concrete Recipe 1 1 quart of water 2 quarts portland cement 3 quarts sand 3 quarts perlite In a mixing container bucket mix all dry ingredients together Next in a seperate bucket add 3 4 of your water next slowly mix in your dry ingredients until you have good workable consistantcy

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How to make a sand cast birdbath Garden Gate

 · This sand cast birdbath is easy to make works with any large leaf and it can be finished a number of ways For a large birdbath like the one in the photo above plants like rhubarb gunnera or Sum and Substance hosta work best

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Concrete Statue Molds Where to Buy How To Make

Best Concrete Mix For Molds You want to use a ratio of 3 to 1 3 part sand 1 part cement the sand I use has pea gravel in it and you mix this in the wheelbarrow till you can t see the color of the sand It should all look grey like the cement Then add water till you get a soupy consistency That is how I do it It s been working for me

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Mixing molding sand greensand backyard Metalcasting

Mixing molding sand greensand Based on some of the e mails I get there are plenty of people having trouble with their molding sand I put this page together to illustrate just how easy it is to make a small batch of greensand for your personal foundry

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Molding and Casting Workers Job Description

Cement Fittings Maker 16 Measure ingredients and mix molding casting material or sealing compounds to prescribed consistencies according to formulas and level and smooth wet mold mixtures Trim excess material from workpieces Operate molding machines that compact sand in flasks to form molds Build production molds

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oil bonded sand Smelting Melting Foundry and Casting

 · I tumbled the mix dry first so the sand particles would coat then tempered it with water This works fine for brass and bronze it also gets better with use after it s mulled a few times If you still want Petrobond get a copy of Metal Casting A Sand Casting Manual For The Small Foundry by Chastain volume 1 has the Petrobond recipe

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What Kind of Concrete Do I Use for Stepping Stones Hunker

 · You can make beautiful custom stepping stones for your outdoor space using molds and concrete but you should choose concrete carefully to ensure that your stepping stones will be durable Most concrete is made of a mixture of sand gravel cement and additives that provide strength What Kind of Concrete Do I Use for Stepping Stones

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How to Cast Concrete Fountains Family Handyman

To mold concrete you pour wet concrete mix into a form You can build forms from wood but we found that rigid insulation is perfect for a small project like this is lightweight smooth and easier to cut Concrete won t stick to so you can reuse the outer form parts to cast several fountains

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Cast Concrete Projects QUIKRETE

QUIKRETE® Fiber Reinforced Concrete QUIKRETE® Sand Mix orQUIKWALL® SurfaceBondingCement QUIK TUBE™ form Anchorbolt Rebar molding miteredatthecorners CastConcreteProjects 5of6 andtackedinplaceinsidethe Cast Concrete Projects

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concrete mix Using Decorative Cement Mold Hints

 · When I am talking to many of my cement mold customers both new and existing I am often asked how to mix the concrete for pouring into our decorative molds Below is a simple concrete mixing guide How to mix concrete Safety Tip Prolonged contact with fresh concrete

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The Basics of Cast Concrete and Molded Accents DIY

The Basics of Cast Concrete and Molded Accents Learn more on the history of cast stone and the process of making and using molds to create architectural accents from Restoration Realities to clean up the mold after each casting Next Up The Pros and Cons of Concrete Tiles

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Concrete Molds Nunnikhoven Mold Co

Customer Satisfaction Is Always Our 1 Goal Are you looking for commercial or ornamental concrete molds Then we are just the company you are looking for For example we provide durable commercial and ornamental concrete molds for the precast concrete industry We have hundreds to choose from

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concrete molds

Betonex Sold 6 pcs Plastic MOLDS Flagstone Casting Concrete Paving Garden Paths Stone Patio S34 4 4 out of 5 stars 66 59 00 59 00 FREE Shipping 23 6 x 13 8 x 1 6 Walk Maker Reusable Concrete Molds Path Maker Stepping Stone Paver Lawn Patio Yard Garden DIY Walkway Pavement Cement Moulds Combo

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Mold Pouring Instructions how to cast a concrete mold

concrete mold pouring information how to pour a concrete mold tips Our Concrete molds are High Impact vacuum formed 3 16 ABS Pre cast Industry standard manufactured especially for concrete pre casting These concrete molds will last a lifetime They are a heavy duty mold manufactured for concrete producers Concrete Mix Use a Sand

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Concrete Mold Making Casting Tutorials by Smooth On Inc

Concrete casting pros from around the world know Smooth On liquid rubber products as the industry standard for making rubber molds that have the abrasion resistance and tear strength needed to keep production moving Casting concrete into rubber molds made with Smooth On Rubber lets you make perfect copies of any original every time

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