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#1 John Kit

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Posted 06 March 2021 - 09:25 AM

Please join me as I illustrate how to make molds and cast parts at Scale Car Garage!

 

 

Any and all comments are more than welcomed!

 

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Posted 08 March 2021 - 10:34 AM


Hi John,

Help us out down here, I have searched “google”,and local arts & crafts stores ( Hobby Lobby, Blick, Michaels) for “clean clay” but can’t find anything by that name. I need more specifics on what type of clay it is.

Thank

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Posted 08 March 2021 - 03:05 PM

Hi John,

Help us out down here, I have searched “google”,and local arts & crafts stores ( Hobby Lobby, Blick, Michaels) for “clean clay” but can’t find anything by that name. I need more specifics on what type of clay it is.

Thank

Thom

 

For clay try.

Use the "soft" clay.

 

 

Buy Sculptex® Modeling Clay from Reynolds Advanced Materials (reynoldsam.com)


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Posted 08 March 2021 - 04:51 PM

I don't know the brand name, but I get clay from Ben Franklin craft stores.   It is a package about 4 inches by 6 inches and has strips of 4 different colors.  It has always worked fine and not impaired silicone curing.  It would be easy to do a small test and see if you can find a cheap supply at a craft store.


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Posted 08 March 2021 - 06:27 PM

Ah ha, I didn’t catch the Canadian accent, LOL, it’s Klean Klay not clean clay!!

Thanks Gene , the Sculptex is easier to get and less expensive also.
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Posted 08 March 2021 - 06:29 PM

Hi John,

Help us out down here, I have searched “google”,and local arts & crafts stores ( Hobby Lobby, Blick, Michaels) for “clean clay” but can’t find anything by that name. I need more specifics on what type of clay it is.

Thank

Thom

 

Thom, I had your problem too. The correct name is Klean Klay. Amazon & eBay have it. Look for a local source, sometimes the postage was more than the clay.


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Posted 08 March 2021 - 07:23 PM

Ah ha, I didn’t catch the Canadian accent, LOL, it’s Klean Klay not clean clay!!

Thanks Gene , the Sculptex is easier to get and less expensive also.

 

I use Windex to dip the small detail tools in to improve smoothing of the clay.


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