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Casting for Crafters

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ISBN-10: 1402751931

ISBN-13: 9781402751936

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marie Browning, Mickey Baskett

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Casting—pouring a material such as plaster or concrete into a mold, letting it cure, and then unmolding it—is a simple procedure that yields fantastic results. Popular author Marie Browning provides a comprehensive introduction to every aspect of the craft, with a wide range of techniques, stunning projects to make, and beauty shots of every item. Charts present the most common molds and indicate which casting materials work best with them; tried-and-true hints assure crafting success.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 9/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Marie Browning is the author of 31 crafting books, with more than 2 million copies in print. Her articles have appeared in national craft, home d�cor, and trade magazines. The winner of several Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) design awards, she was named a "Top Influential Industry Designer" by Craftrends magazine. A creative consultant to craft industry manufacturers, she is currently signature designer at American Tombow.

Introduction to Casting
Supplies & Mold-Making Techniques
Choosing a Mold
Creating a Master
Making a Mold from Polymer Clay
Making a Sand Cast Mold
Making a Rubber Mold
Clear Casting: Techniques & Projects
Polyester Resin Casting
Vintage Pen Holder
Tea Time Recipe Holder
Memory Bricks
Memories Paperweight
Fish Paperweight
Epoxy Resin Casting
Puddle Beads
Making Faux Gems
Frosted "Glass" Pendants
"Glass Bead" Necklace
Faux Amber Pendants
"Amber" Heart Pendant & "Amber" Bracelet
Faux Dichroic Pendants
Oval "Dichroic" Pendant
Faux Dichroic Bracelets
Shell Necklace
Marbled Granite Knobs
Marbled Granite Coasters
"Jade" Coasters
"Jade" Cabinet Knobs
"Jade" Switchplate
Collection Casting
Pale Pebble Collection
Seashell Collection
Sea Glass Collection
Cast Mat Frames
Military Hat Badge Collection Frame
Tuscan Olive Garden Frame
Seashell Frame
Asian Orchid Frame
Vintage Penny Frame
Daisy Photo Frame
Plaster Casting: Techniques & Projects
Floral Table Accessories
Picture Bow
Bow Wall Ornament
Lace Angel
Rusted Gargoyle Vase
Silver Claddagh Box
Celtic Knot Frame
Fruit Plaque
Sidewalk Chalk
Mosaic Mirror Frame
Inspiration Plaque
Frog Plaque
Cement Casting: Techniques & Projects
Garden Edgers
Grape Stepping Stones
Pebble Mosaic Stepping Stones
Planter Feet
Saying Stones
Hypertufa Casting: Techniques & Projects
Hypertufa Trough
Fossil Fern Birdbath
Fossil Leaf Fountain
Metric Conversion Chart
Index