Learn to Mold and Cast
Hive13 contains a variety of exciting things to create prototypes from. Learn to mold and cast these prototypes and more using hobby-grade resins and silicone. The class is $40 and includes a take-home pint of slow-cure casting resin. Due to time constraints, molding will only be demonstrate (it takes 4-6 hours for the mold to cure), but we will cast real resin things that you can take home from pre-existing molds (what things is to be determined).
The class will be held from 7:00 p.m. – 10 p.m. Wednesday, February 22. Cut-off date for sign-up is February 17.
The class will cover:
- An overview of modern mold-making and casting
- Safety and equipment
- Building a simple mold box
- Preparing silicone and pouring a mold
- Casting resin in a mold
- Different types of resin