https://youtu.be/rCGpjqsv7PI Which tools cuts Alumilite best? Which bits and blades should I use? In this video I answer that question and share what I use to cut, drill and turn Alumilite blanks. Make sure to check out my Tools Resource page where you'll find a list of the tools and materials I use for casting and [...]
The winners are announced!! Congrats to all the winners, and thank you to all my subscribers
Not your average colored pencil bowl! I decided to cast the pencils and keep the outside colors intact. In the video I go through how I cast the blank as well as turning it up.
Just hit 10,000 subscribers on YouTube so it's time for a Giveaway!! 6 prizes up for grabs plus a discount code for Alumilite as well as Turner's Warehouse! Everyone wins =D
May the 4th be with you!! These foam Death Stars are super fun and easy to make!
Making a resin casting pen blank mold out of silicone, this baby works great!!
Turned bottle stopper made with "Fordite" (Detroit Agate) Paint chips cast in Alumilite
3 things affect how long it takes to demold your resin casting from the pressure pot: Which resin, what temperature it is and how much resin you're pouring at once
Casting banksia pods in Alumilite resin and turning a razor handle out of one of the blanks.
Making a hybrid Alumilite & Double Dyed Buckeye Burl resin cast bowl
Turning a Thin Blue Line bolt action pen plus some tips for best results with these blanks.
Which Alumilite casting resin is the best to use for turning blanks? In this video I cover the two that I use for all my work.
https://youtu.be/fD8JdOD8rV4 In this episode, I tried casting some stabilized wasp nest in Alumilite "Clear Slow Set" resin to make some pen blanks with. Overall, I'd say the experiment was a success! The wasp nest had a bunch of "cells" in it like tubes, but they didn't go all the way through. This did cause some issues [...]
Making a replica prop of Malcolm Reynolds gun from the TV series Firefly using EVA Foam as well as Alumilite. Plus testing out Microballoons to lighten castings as well as using Alumilite White resin as a filler/sanding sealer on foam.
The December 2016 Giveaway winners have been chosen, check it out to see if you won :)
The recap of Dunkin Junk Live where we cast stabilized cottonwood bark in Alumilite to make pen blanks
Turning a mini pine cone blank, plus I caught a nasty catch in slow-mo!
The big end of the year giveaway is here!! We have 10 prizes worth over $400 up for grabs this month!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVUL5-U9Uv0 This year I went with a snowman design on a custom Alumilite blank I made with red, white, and green color swirl resin plus pine cones! I had a blast turning this one up and made a few extras while I was at it. Overall, I liked how simple the kit is to use, [...]
Replay of Dunkin' Junk! Live where we cast and turned stabilized magnolia pod blanks