Shrinking Silicone Molds

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Introduction: Shrinking Silicone Molds

Learn how to shrink a mold to reduce the size of an already existing original.  Through a simple mold making technique you can shrink a mold by nearly 25 percent without re sculpting a smaller original.

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    AlumiliteCorp

    You can even swell a silicone mold by submersing it in odorless mineral spirits. It does have it's limitations as to how much it can be done though. Usually 15-20% max. Thanks for watching!

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    AlumiliteCorp

    Unfortunately I cannot speak to how it would work in other silicone systems.

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    jduffy54
    jduffy54

    9 years ago

    If you're interested in a cheaper version, one part silicone caulk (~$3 a tube at most hardware stores), one part corn starch, and two parts mineral spirits, mixed thoroughly, will achieve similar results