Silicone molds are praised by all the people around the world who love to cast. And the praising does not stop for the custom made designs.
Custom made models are impossible to find at the market.
That is why knowing how to make silicone molds can save you from being ordinary from others.
Check out the section below to know the exciting methods of how to make silicone molds on your own.
How to Make Silicone Molds
Silicone And Liquid Soap Method
To make the silicone molds, you can use the silicone and liquid soap method.
At the very beginning, you need to fill a bowl with room temperature water and add 1:10 of liquid soap with water. Make sure that you mix them well
. After you are done with the mixing, now you can add some constructions silicone to the water.
Now you need to wear a pair of gloves and knead the silicone while keeping it under the water for around 5 minutes. Do it until the silicone becomes loose.
Now get the silicone out and knead for a bit longer with your palm.
Rest the silicone on a board and place your desired structure into the silicone and let it dry for a few hours.
When the silicone hardens up, bring out the structure, and your silicone mold is ready for your use.
Silicone And Cornstratch Method
Silicone and cornstarch also can help you to make silicone molds for yourself.
For this method to work, you need to get constructive silicone in a bowl and add twice the amount of cornstarch to the silicone.
Knead them together until they combine properly. Add more cornstarch if the silicone is still sticky.
Then roll the silicone and cornstarch mix to a board and place your desired shape in the silicone.
Wait for around 20 to 30 minutes for the silicone to dry properly and then bring out the shape.
Now your silicone mold is ready for the use. This is a quick method to make silicone molds.
So read both methods and choose one method for yourself that works well for you. This way, you can make as much as custom designs you want.