Make a Mold for Fiberglass Parts

How To : Make a fiberglass mold

This how-to video series is a step-by-step guide to molding fiberglass. These videos give a simple introduction to fiberglass mold construction, explained using a model aircraft cowling but the same technique applies to any fiberglass sculpture. The entire process is detailed ...more

How To : Make a fiberglass mold layup for car speakers

Check out this video tutorial on how to make a fiberglass mold layup for car speakers. For fresh molds you must put several layers of wax on and I would consider PVA as well if the mold is less then a week old. Always use PVA (or equivalent) on your plug surface before molding ...more

How To : Fiberglass a mold layup for car subwoofer speakers

Check out this video tutorial on how to fiberglass a mold layup for car subwoofer speakers. If you want the best fiberglass subwoofer box, this mold layup will get you there. Just follow these car audio instructions to get a booming audio system in you vehicle. If you ever wan ...more

How To : Make a mold using an epoxy fiberglass layup

Check out this video to learn how to make a professional epoxy fiberglass layup and epoxy laminating systems. This process is ideal for working on larger projects, a typical 'fiberglass layup' is a popular process for those who need a large, strong, and lightweight tool.This p ...more

How To : Use Fiberglass Filler For Auto Body Repair

Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the ...more

How To : Make a gumpaste Santa Claus for a Christmas cake

With gumpaste, anything is possible in the cake world. Gumpaste allows a cakemaker to mold intricate parts and cake accessories of all shapes, sizes, and theme. In this two-part cake decorating tutorial, learn how to make an adorable little Santa Claus using gumpaste for the p ...more

How To : Mold fantasy miniature characters

In this two part video you'll learn the complete process for casting duplicates of a miniature figure. How to make the rubber mold in two parts and how to cast the miniature duplicate. A two part mold is the kind of rubber mold you make for complex minis like figures, warriors ...more

How To : Make a professional surface cast mold

This video covers creating a detailed professional surface cast mold for creating mechanical parts. Ideal for working on medium-sized projects, this process of pouring a high quality material around a lower quality core creates a highly accurate, yet economical part. This proc ...more

How To : Make simple one piece silicone rubber molds

Check out this video for how to create simple one piece silicone rubber molds. This technique is ideal for smaller projects (less than 12" x 12"), this is the easiest process for creating parts, patterns, tools, & molds. We demonstrate creating a silicone rubber mold and then ...more

How To : Mass cast complex parts with a parting line

Check out this detailed video that covers how to mass cast an object with no flat sides. This video is only for very experienced mold makers or the particularly ambitious. When mass casting a part without a flat side, you must create a two-part mold. We create a two-part silic ...more

How To : Make a mummy cake

In this video we learn how to make a mummy cake. We will need candy melts, eyeball mold, edible markers, a cake that has a crown on it, buttercream frosting, white fondant, sugar veil frosting, brown petal dust, a decorator brush, a cake round covered in foil, spatulas and kni ...more

How To : Make a mold for a carbon fiber part

The website carbonmods.com shows up how to make mold for carbon fiber parts. Find a place you would want to put the boards to proceed with the action. Then take the shaping clay and put all around the edges. Cut off all the excess clay to become smooth and lay it out. The next ...more

News : This $50K Sculpture is Made of What?

53-year-old artist Scottish artist David Mach uses tens of thousands of matchsticks to create sculptures of animals, as well as religious and political icons. He first creates a plastic or fiberglass mold, and then inserts the matchsticks, one at a time. His work sells anywher ...more

How To : Make your own paperclay molds

This video shows you how to make a flexible mold using Amazing Molding Putty. You can make molds of just about anything that has the desired shape and texture you want. The putty comes in two parts that are kneaded together. Take a piece of each part that is equal to about ha ...more

How To : Build a plastic model airplane

The video deals with a clear step by step process of making a plastic airplane. He asked us to select the model of the airplane we are going to make first. He has selected the North American F86A SABRE model in this demo. For assembling the airplane, he asked us to prepare a ...more

How To : Make a silicone ring mould

In order to make a Silicone Ring Mold you should first get a small plastic container. This will be your mold box. First, you should cut the bottom out of the container. Next, use double sided tape to stick the ring down to the base of this. Next, secure the mold walls to the b ...more

How To : Dust-proof your home

Some homes are more prone to dust than others and just dusting doesn't always work. Arm yourself with these proven strategies in the battle to banish dust from your home. You Will Need: • A mattress and pillow covers • A vacuum cleaner • A damp mop • Product to spray rags ...more

How To : Remember the parts of the cell

Are you much for science? Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Endoplasmic reticulum. Organelle. These words might sound alien, but breaking down the parts of a cell and their functions will help you remember. This is one of the best ways for cell identification, and it's perfect for science c ...more

How To : Caulk a bathroom sink like a professional

Cut out the old caulk with a utility knife. Trim along the sink where the old caulk was located. Scrape out stubborn caulk with a putty knife or a paint scraper. Mix bleach and water mixture. The mixture should be one part chlorine bleach with three parts warm water. Use the ...more

How To : Remove water stains from walls and ceilings

Are you sick and tired of staring at that water damage on your ceiling? There’s no need to sleep staring at that annoying water spot on the ceiling when it's so easy to get rid of! Loose the spots with the easy steps listed in this video. You Will Need: • A bucket • Bleach ...more

News : High Design Gets Trashy

What do these egg-carton lamps by American designer Victor Vetterlein have in common with Frankenstein's monster? More than you'd think! Both are green. Both have bolted necks. And both are assembled from materials most would be happy to let decompose. Vetterlein writes, "The ...more

How To : Use an auto clay bar to clean paint contamination

In this how-to video, you will learn how to clean your car paint with a clay bar. This will help you clean contaminants, bug parts, and other debris from your paint. First, you will need a car to clean, a clay bar, and a lubricant for the clay. Split the clay into a smaller pi ...more

How To : Make plaster molds

When making a plaster mold you must first decide on the shape and size of your mold. Then you need to order your plaster and supplies. Select something to make a mold from, a container to house the plaster lined with a layer of clay to make for an easy removal of the plaster, ...more

How To : Tell When It's Safe to Eat Around Moldy Food

It's always the snack you're most looking forward to that ends up being moldy when you open the fridge to grab it. Always. That slice of leftover pizza or chunk of cheese you've been thinking about all day? We've all been there. What separates us is how we choose to deal with ...more

How To : Sculpt a one part plaster mold

This video sculpting tutorial shows how to make a mold out of plaster. The mold demonstrated is subtractive, requiring an initial sculpture that the mold is based upon. This original clay sculpture can easily be duplicated by making a plaster mold. Watch this instructional vid ...more

How To : Make a two-part push mold doll out of polymer clay

For those doll makers out there who want to expand into the art show and markets scene, sculpting one of a kind pieces may be too time consuming. This video will hopefully help these artists will to stretch their expertise into making limited edition dolls. Watch this video do ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 2

I assume at this point you have already completed your control panel using Part 1 of this How To guide. Now, if you are anything like me, you couldn't fight the urge to play, and you have your panel sitting on saw horses in the living room. Depending on your situation, your s ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Make Glowing Green Candy

If there ever was a day to eat green candy, St. Patrick's Day would be it. But is there something better than the banality of green candy swarming the streets on St. Patty's Day? Yes—glowing green candy, and Instructables user BrittLiv wants us to show you how it's done. She ...more

How To : Make a clear silicone rubber mold

This is an excellent video that covers creating a clear silicone rubber mold to deal with a complex parting line or irregular shape. When a project requires a complex parting line, it is often easier to pour the entire mold in one process with clear rubber, then cut your parti ...more

How To : Build your own Japanese katana out of foam

If you're looking to play a samurai or other Japanese inspired character at your next boffer larp, this tutorial is for you. You're shown how to build a foam katana using duct tape, a razor blade, measuring tape, cloth athletic tape, DAP contact cement, liquid craft latex, fab ...more

How To : Make a brush on silcone rubber mold

Watch this video to learn how to use Rebound 25 brush-on silicone rubber to make a mold. This two part video series is very detailed and helpful! You could make a mold of anything you choose! Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a brush on silcone rubber mold. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make ...more

How To : Make an angel out of fondant icing

Looking to make your next cake stand out? How about giving it that extra "umph" with a unique cake decoration topper? In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to make an adorable angel cake topper out of fondant icing. Get step by step instructions on how to take pieces of ...more

How To : Create individual lily petals

In this tutorial, we learn how to create lily petals. First, cut out a petal and then insert a small wire half way down into the petal. Ease it through so you don't damage the fondant. This can go into the center of the main lily flower. Use corn flower if it's stick. Press it ...more

How To : Make a fondant elephant for a kid's cake

Elephants are among the smartest mammals in the world (falling behind only us and dolphins), so what better way to decorate your cake than by adding these symbols of longevity and intellect? Mold a fondant elephant into life and onto your plate by watching this two-part video ...more

How To : Make a gumpaste baby carriage cake topper

Make the perfect decorative cake for a soon-to-be-mom's baby shower with an impressive baby-themed cake topper! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to shape a mini baby carriage out of gumpaste for an exquisite cake decoration, sure to impress any party! Learn step by s ...more

How To : Make a Valentine angel heart pendant and earrings

Learn how to make a pretty red Valentine angel heart pendant and earrings using a push mold and polymer clay. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a Valentine angel heart pendant and earrings. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a Valentine angel heart pendant and earrings.

How To : Make a simple silicone mold

This video segment will show you the basics of working with the TAP Silicone RTV System. This will explain how to measure the proper ratios. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a simple silicone mold. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a simple silicone mold.

How To : Make your own lipstick bullet

With thousands of beauty companies out there, we can generally find at least one lipstick shade that makes us look more dazzling than New Year's Eve. But sometimes, whether you need to match your lipstick to your dress or just can't seem to find The One, you need a specific co ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Cast & mold a pregnant belly

Belly casts are the new keepsake for pregnant women that last and display well; learn how to cast a pregnant belly in this free video series on body molding tips. Part 1 of 37 - How to Cast & mold a pregnant belly. Cast & mold a pregnant belly - Part 2 of 37. Click through to ...more

How To : Apply fiberglass nails

In this video series, learn how to apply fiberglass nails. Once you have gotten your manicure, fiberglass nail application is easy and painless. There are many benefits to fiberglass nails as well. They strength your natural nails, and they protect your nails as well. Learn ho ...more

How To : Mold rawhide

This video is an introduction to rawhide art and the process of its creation and appreciation. Candace Copeland uses many media in her passion of creating art. One of her specialties is rawhide art. Part 1 of 18 - How to Mold rawhide. Mold rawhide - Part 2 of 18. Click through ...more

How To : Install base and shoe molding

In this video clip, our expert Tim Eaton, will explain the essentials of base molding, helping you understand the uses for it, as well as how to cut the wood, measure it, and install with nail guns. Learn how to cut the corner pieces, how to use a compressor and nail gun, and ...more

How To : Melt & mold soap

Tired of boring old soap that you get from the store? Learn how to melt and mold soap from our soap expert in this free video clip series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Melt & mold soap. Melt & mold soap - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Melt & mol ...more

How To : Make molds for hair pieces

In this how-to video series, learn how to make a hair piece mold from expert Sean Graham. Sean will teach you what equipment and materials you need for making molds for hair pieces and he will demonstrate how to mark the hair line shape for a hair piece, hair to create the hai ...more

How To : Make a sugar bottle mold

Chef Dominic Palazzolo teaches you how to make the always useful sugar bottle mold. This is particularly helpful for cake decorators, theater, and propmakers. You can use a regular bottle to make this mold. Part 1 of 7 - How to Make a sugar bottle mold. Part 2 of 7 - How to M ...more

How To : Make a mold of a sculpture

This three part instructional sculpture video demonstrates how to make a two part plaster mold. Make a plaster mold to make stop-motion animation puppets from clay models. A plaster mold can make casts out of almost any material. This model will be cast out of foam rubber with ...more

How To : Make a clay garlic keeper

Molding clay is an art form and preparing it is step one. Learn tips from a clay expert on how to measure and prepare clay to be molded in this free video clip. Make a clay garlic keeper - Part 1 of 22. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a clay garlic ...more

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