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« Reply #190 on: July 21, 2008 03:41:00 PM »

raw clay is evil, but bake and bend MIGHT work, i say try it and see what happens
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« Reply #191 on: July 21, 2008 06:57:25 PM »

OOOOOOHHHHH i have been thinking about resin. This tut has opened my brain meats to doing resin. I have armed myself with the info and now need to raid the craft store. Sadly we don't have one in my town and i have to drive to KC to get it.

Question!  I have a skull silicon ice tray. Can i use that for resin?

Thanks for the Tutorial! It rocks my socks!

Go for it!
Silicone trays are sooooo good!!!
You just have to be careful moving them around when full.
But it makes everything pop out so easily.
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« Reply #192 on: July 22, 2008 05:35:26 AM »


Go for it!
Silicone trays are sooooo good!!!
You just have to be careful moving them around when full.
But it makes everything pop out so easily.
I have silicone ice cube trays and they are my fave Grin
So jealous you have a skull one though!


So silicone trays are ok to use with resin?! WOW! I figured they wouldn't be due to the resin getting warm while it cures.
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« Reply #193 on: July 22, 2008 11:18:29 PM »

they can handle temps up to 450 in general, so resin's heat is safe

i thought the reaction or whatever made them mushy, but i was told no...so i bought a heart mold to make necklaces
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« Reply #194 on: July 23, 2008 06:28:54 PM »

MissDisney--Does that mean I can bake polyclay around resin cured pieces??  I have the temptation to try, but too scared??   Undecided 

 I cured liquid sculpey tinted with glitter, chalk, and drops of ink on a piece of glass (broken pic frame glass) using my fingers, think finger painting.  Peeled it right off after baking.  It clings real nice to the smooth backs of the cabachons.   Grin  No glue or nothing!!  But I covered the backs again with felt and scrap suede so it would not peel off.

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« Reply #195 on: July 23, 2008 07:00:31 PM »

you absolutely CANNOT bake cured resin (well you can, but you SHOULD NOT!! it smelled so bad after 2 minutes i took it out and it was already getting liquidy)

2 minutes is not long enough to cure raw PC, so i suggest using the method you already do..

ooh OR creating a template and putting a piece of baked clay into the resin to create a baked clay back...
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« Reply #196 on: July 23, 2008 07:04:53 PM »

Holy smokes! No croaking cooking crafts kids!!! YIKES!
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« Reply #197 on: July 23, 2008 07:44:02 PM »

Oh boy, many thanks for answering that question, did ya hear that everyone?  NO BAKING RESIN!!!!
So glad I didn't try it.  I will stick with what I am doing then.  MissDisney, thanks very much for your very valuable info!!  And to everyone else in here, I am learning so much!
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« Reply #198 on: July 23, 2008 08:53:40 PM »

It sounds like soon that we are going to need a topic, "How I blew up my oven"!  You kids are so funny.  I'm working on some extra special pieces right now...really I just cleaned up.  Maybe I'll post in a day or two.
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« Reply #199 on: July 23, 2008 09:19:49 PM »

I finally dove in and tried it! Mixed results...bubbles, stuck in mold, but not too shabby for a first attempt: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=258994.new;topicseen#new


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