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  • OT: Suggest some fun projects with casting plaster?

    I have a bag of casting plaster and want to do some fun projects with my kid. Any of you have any experience making molds?

  • #2

    you had to ask...?


    hand prints, foot prints, faces...if you want to cast body parts, apply a very thin coating of baby oil/mineral oil to the skin before coating with tthe plaster.If you are doing faces, remember to insert straws in both the mouth and the nostrils.


    for hand print/footprint (child size) use a pie tin or other disposable dish, fill partially with plaster...leave adequate room for fluid displacement...you can add more, but dealing with overflow is a PITA


     

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    • #3
      I was hoping you'd reply! Thanks a million - this is exactly what I'm after.

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      • daddymack
        daddymack commented
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        pics, or it didn't happen...


    • #4
      Maybe next weekend. Spent most of this weekend sanding drywall joins and priming walls and ceilings.

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