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How to cast objects in plastic.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1976 (v.66#9) pg. 41

Plastic roses made in rubber molds. How to make plastic duplicates of woodcarvings by constructing a mold and using liquid resin to cast.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1996 (v.43#6) pg. 88

Information on sheet-plastic vacuum forming techniques, equipment and supplies.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1996 (v.67#10) pg. 64

Rainbow fire. How to encase gem chips in plastic resin and use the resulting "cabochons" as bola slides, etc.
GEMS & MINERALS #509 Mar 1980 pg. 64

How to make plastic handles for files, screwdrivers and knives using Clear Cast liguid plastic.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 120

Make your own decorator doorknobs and drawer pulls by embedding pebbles, plants, shells, etc. in clear Liquid Casting Plastic.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 16

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

Construct thermoformed plastic ashtrays by designing and making the two companion pieces of a wood mold. Tips on making the mold are discussed.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1979 (v.68#2) pg. 54

Making injection molds for plastics. Part 1. How to make the simplest of injection molds for plastics.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Mar 1979 (v.68#3) pg. 57

Making injection molds for plastics. Part 2. Adding a three-dimensional quality to simple insert molds.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1979 (v.68#4) pg. 54

Making injection molds for plastics. Part 3. Advanced techniques. How to achieve intricate shapes and two-color molding.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION May-Jun 1979 (v.68#5) pg. 40

Make fiberglass molds for pressure thermoforming of plastic sheet.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1979 (v.68#8) pg. 42

Learn more about mold construction in the plastic thermoforming industry by building molds for these desk organizers.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Mar 1980 (v.69#3) pg. 57

Building and using your own blow molder for blow forming various plastic sheets.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1981 (v.70#4) pg. 35

Computer program written in BASIC will calculate the following plastics information: (1) Polyester Casting Ingredients needed for a mold. (2) Amount of resin & catalyst need for mold coat. (3) Resin quantity needed to fill a mold.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Oct 1983 (v.72#7) pg. 10

Things you can do with an injection molding machine. Includes operation hints.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1970 (v.134#3) pg. 184

How to convert a drill press into an injection molding machine by the addition of a Quick Shooter kit.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1973 (v.139#2) pg. 160

How to duplicate or make small parts by casting them using metal-filled liquid epoxy plastics.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1969 (v.195#5) pg. 142

Cast your own plastic entry door. Use your own designs and mold a sturdy, weatherproof door using liquid colored plastic resins.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1973 (v.202#6) pg. 100

Make a wooden mold and cast your own plastic trays to hold sharp tools like chisels and gouges. The plastic is a closed-cell rigid foamed polyurethane which you mix up and pour into the mold. It expands, fills the mold and hardens into shape.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1975 (v.206#2) pg. 102

Tip on making a wax mold of a small plastic gear and casting duplicate gears from epoxy or polyester resin.
RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Oct 1990 (v.33#10) pg. 907

Casting with plastic resins. How to embed electronic components in resin to seal them against humidity, temperature extremes, arching, tampering, etc. How to make small resin structural shapes (such as loudspeaker horns).
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1984 [Mar 1984] (v.5#1) pg. 20

Stretch-forming Plexiglas (acrylic plastic) parts. How to build forming blocks and stretching frames in order to make complex plastic shapes.
SPORT AVIATION Mar 1988 (v.37#3) pg. 32

Tip: Use liquid polyester resin to form threaded holes in slate, stone, wood, etc.
WOODWORKER #1107 Feb 1986 (v.90#2) pg. 133

Casting carvings. How to make cast resin copies of wood carvings.
WOODWORKER Aug 1992 (v.96#8) pg. 36