Casting banksia pods in Alumilite resin and turning a razor handle out of one of the blanks.
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 [...]
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!
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, [...]