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 Post subject: Making molds
PostPosted: Fri Jul 23, 2004 4:34 pm 
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I am trying to make a new puzzle and i thought that it would be easier and cheaper to make molds of the pieces instead of modifying alot of pieces. Does anyonw know where i can get stuff to make molds. i know i read that poylester resin works good but i cant find any in any stores. can someone show me a good webpage that i can buy molding materials from. thanks for the help


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2004 11:50 pm 
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Adam,

Look here for puzzle molding information (especially the "General Puzzle Building Practices" articles by Wayne):
http://twistypuzzles.com/articles/

Also do a forum search on this site for "polyurethane" or "silicone". You should find several threads about possible sources for these mold-making and casting materials.

Doug.


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Being more a general topic, I'm moving this to general. By the way, save yourself a lot of time and heartache and investigate polyurethane, not polyester. For one, it's easier to work with, two, health risks with polyester fumes.

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Check out micromark.com

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