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How to make sand castings.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1975 (v.65#8) pg. 36

How to cast animal tracks.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1978 (v.68#1) pg. 50

How to mold animal tracks.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1978 (v.68#8) pg. 41

Using auto body filler (bondo) and simple molds to repair carved molding or make non-structural replacement parts.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 2001 (v.24#5) pg. 22

How to make sandcastings. Instructions for making a plaque.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #70 Aug 1979 (v.6#10) pg. 52

Make decorative concrete lawn ornaments by using hollow plastic or rubber toys as molds. Example shown uses the plastic head of a riding-stick toy horse.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #76 Aug 1980 (v.7#4) pg. 23

How to make a sand casted plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1974 (v.4#6) pg. 60

How to use Sculptamold for sculpture or casting. Includes instructions for making a penny bank.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1974 (v.4#7) pg. 18

How to make a sand-cast plaque.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1978 (v.9#3) pg. 70

Sand cast table lamp bases.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1979 (v.10#6) pg. 36

How to make repairs in fancy picture frames by making a mold from modeling clay and then using wood putty to make replacement pieces. Some tips.
FINE WOODWORKING #8 Fall 1977 pg. 33

Repair ornate furniture trim by making a mold and casting a new piece out of auto body putty.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 20

Replicating stamped brasses. Method for fabricating fiberglass copies of die-struck brass furniture hardware. The process involves making a rubber mold of an original piece.
FINE WOODWORKING #86 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 86

Advanced molding and casting techniques. Making RTV and fiberglass molds to produce a cast-resin and white-metal 1/96-scale of the Australian Collins-class submarine.
FINESCALE MODELER May 1994 (v.12#4) pg. 50

How to cast miniature items out of polymer materials, using simple molds made from silicone moldmaking rubber.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1978 (v.67#8) pg. 57

The art of RTV (Room-Temperature Vulcanizing) casting.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #449 Oct 1965 (v.61) pg. 116

Use flexible rubber toys as molds in which to cast concrete. Useful for making unusual lawn decorations.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #462 Nov 1966 (v.62) pg. 106

Casting your own detail parts using homemade molds will solve many model-building problems. How to make RTV molds and cast parts using several different compounds.
MODEL RAILROADER Sep 1995 (v.62#9) pg. 96

Concrete alchemy. How to get started in the business of casting and selling small concrete planters.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #75 May-Jun 1982 pg. 138

Formula for a wax material to use in making a mold of decorative wood or plaster decorations found on furniture, picture frames, etc.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Nov 1977 (v.8#4) pg. 4

Reproducing embossed tile. Instructions for two methods of making a reproduction. Both result in plaster molds which can be used to cast one or more tiles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1986 (v.14#10) pg. 476

Restoring and caring for composition ornament (compo), a mass-produced casting that simulates decorative woodcarving or marble.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.21#1) pg. 28

Tip on opening (unsticking) a new ceramic mold without damaging the round key slots.
POPULAR CERAMICS #536 Apr 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 14

Sand casting at home.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1963 (v.120#1) pg. 166

Sculptured garden ornament is formed by casting concrete in a simple sand mold.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1966 (v.125#6) pg. 136

Formula for making gilders Compo for use on picture frames as an alternative to carving.
WOODWORKER #1016 Jul 1978 (v.82) pg. 333

Wood frame, sand, plaster of paris and sea shells and driftwood make a good art project.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1964 (v.20#5) pg. 42