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FUD to mold to sterling silver [message #43533] Mon, 06 February 2012 12:53 UTC Go to next message
avatar A.Square  is currently offline A.Square
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This is a cross-post with "It arrived!" but I figured it was of interest here, too.

I used FUD prints to make rubber molds, and then used those molds to produce wax positives for casting in sterling silver. I'm very happy with the results! This process is a lot more work than printing directly in silver, but its much cheaper (especially for making multiples), it easily allows multi-part pieces without having to pay the startup costs for each one, and overall allows a lot more control.

I wrote more about the process in a blog post here:
http://upnotnorth.net/2012/02/06/question-block_and_crowbar/

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Re: FUD to mold to sterling silver [message #47358 is a reply to message #43533 ] Mon, 23 April 2012 03:25 UTC Go to previous message
avatar DoWhileGeek  is currently offline DoWhileGeek
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I'm getting flashbacks from Half Life. Razz

 
   
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