Simple One Part Molds
FREE | 45MIN
Learn about one of the most basic forms of mold making: the one-part mold. Dive into the details of calculating how much material you’ll need, measuring and assembling your mold box, and how to tackle any missteps if they pop up.
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12 In-Depth Lessons
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English Closed Captioning Included
5 CHAPTERS • 12 VIDEOS • 45MIN
CHAPTER 1: PLANNING & PREPPING
Follow along as Jordan performs a master scan on a basic object to prep for making a mold, talks mold design with specific examples, and breaks down calculating the volume of silicone needed.
CHAPTER 2: SILICONE
There are many factors to consider when choosing a silicone for your mold. Jordan introduces those considerations and walks you through each of them in this silicone topic deep dive.
CHAPTER 3: MOLD BOX
Now that we’ve decided on material, let’s take a look at how we’re going to build our mold box. Also featured in this lesson is prepping your master to be molded and some quick solutions if things don’t go the way you planned.
CHAPTER 4: CURING
To mix and pour silicone properly, we need to review our basic measuring info and any product specifications, implement the proper mixing practices, and execute the best pouring procedures.
CHAPTER 5: DEMOLDING
Finally, Jordan demolds our project. See how to put into practice those demolding techniques discussed in the basics course and the process of cleaning up any flash that may have resulted from the curing process.
How to Perform a Master Scan
How to Make a One-Part Silicone Mold
How to Choose the Right Silicone
How to Build A One-Part Mold Box
How to Measure and Mix Silicone
How to Pour Silicone