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moldmaking and casting guides

The Castcraft Moldmaking and Casting Guides

A set of 4 paper bound books showing how to use many "craft" type moldmaking and casting materials and solve various moldmaking and casting problems. Includes 279 sources for materials, most with web site addresses.

236 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.

The Castcraft Moldmaking and Casting Guides $36.00 +S&H

 



latex rubber video

How to Make Molds using Latex Rubber DVD

A set of two DVDs showing how to use latex rubber to make molds. Includes 8 demonstrations showing various techniques from simple to advanced. Approx. 3 1/2 hours on two DVDs.

Moldmaking Techniques using Latex Rubber DVDs $21.95 +S&H

 



concrete pottery video

Moldless Concrete Pottery Forming DVD

A DVD video showing a simple method of making concrete pots without using molds, as well as decorating the pots with texture and colors.

DVD with 27 page manual. Approx. 55 minutes.

Moldless Concrete Pottery Forming DVD $21.95 +S&H

 



concrete from sand molds

Concrete from Sand Molds book

A book originally published in 1910 giving the complete technique for making molds for all types of ornamental concrete products by using damp sand packed around a model, similar to the way sand molds are used for casting molten metal.
145 pages. 5 x 8.

Concrete from Sand Molds $13.95 +S&H

 



vacuum forming book

Vacuum Forming for the Hobbyist book

A great introductory book for building a small vacuum forming machine that uses your kitchen over as the heat source. Includes information on how to make forming patterns for your machine, as well as information on various types of plastic you can use. 130 pages. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.

Do-It Yourself Vacuum Forming $13.00 +S&H

 



vacuum forming machine plans

Hobbyist Vacuum Forming Machine Plans

Detailed plans with sources of supply, for building a small vacuum forming machine, capable of forming sheets of plastic up to 12" x 18" in size, and to 1/4" thick, with a 6" depth of draw. The machine runs on ordinary household current, 110V. Plans are PDF files on a CD.

Hobbyist Vacuum Forming Machine Plans on CD $40.00 +S&H

 



vacuum forming machine plans

Professional Vacuum Forming Machine Plans

Detailed plans with sources of supply, for building a large vacuum forming machine, capable of forming sheets of plastic up to 2 feet x 4 feet in size, and to 1/4" thick, with a 12" depth of draw. The heating elements for this machine require a 220V electrical circuit.
Plans are PDF files on a CD.

Professional Vacuum Forming Machine Plans on CD $75.00 +S&H

 



crucible furnace book

The Crucible Furnace book

A book showing how to build a furnace capable of melting higher melting temperature metals such as brass, bronze, and cast iron, using natural gas as the fuel source. Does NOT include infomation on sand casting - see the Charcoal Foundry book. 108 pages. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.

The Crucible Furnace $13.00 +S&H

 


 


injection molding book

Injection Molding book

A book showing how to build a small injection molding machine, capable of melting and molding about 1/2 ounce of scrap plastic. (About the size of a small plastic knob.)
127 pages. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.

Building a Plastic Injection Molding Machine $16.00 +S&H

 



injection molding book

Molds for Short Run Injection Molding book

A book that shows how to make "short run" injection molds from epoxy or aluminum. These type molds are capable of molding a few hundred parts at relatively low cost, as opposed to steel molds which can mold thousand of parts but are very expensive. 112 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.

Cutting Costs in Short Run Plastics Injection Molding $38.95 +S&H

 



 
 
jewelry manufacturing book

Jewelry Manufacturing book

A large book covering all the basic techniques and equipment for starting a small jewelry manufacturing operation.
8 1/2 x 11" softcover, 350 pages.

Jewelry Manufacturing, The Art and Science $42.95 +S&H

 



jewelry manufacturing encyclopedia    jewelry manufacturing encyclopedia

Jewelry Manufacturing Encyclopedia

A set of two books that includes all information in the book above but in greater detail and with hundreds more illustrations and photos.
8 1/2 x 11", 906 total pages.

Two book set, Jewelry Manufacturer's Encyclopedia $69.95 +S&H

 




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