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Hand Casting Holding an Object

Hand Casting Holding an Object

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Nov 12th 2018

Hand casting holding an object can unlock new creative ideas for you. Hand casting is limited only by your imagination. If yo
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Lord of the Rings Makeup

Lord of the Rings Makeup

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Oct 24th 2018

WETA Workshop in New Zealand did the most of the special effects makeup for the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy. They use
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China Tariffs and Alginate

China Tariffs and Alginate

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Oct 15th 2018

Alginate will be going up in price soon, and there's nothing we can do about it.As you may have heard, there is a trade war g
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Alginate- The Key to Mixing Well

Alginate- The Key to Mixing Well

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Oct 2nd 2018

Some people call us to complain that their alginate mixed poorly. Our mixing instructions are carefully written, but we feel
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Alginate/Water Mixing Ratios

Alginate/Water Mixing Ratios

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Sep 11th 2018

Alginate is sold as a powder. It needs to be mixed with water to make it work.How Much Water?There are two ways to calculate
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How to Make 3D Hand Casts at home

How to Make 3D Hand Casts at home

Posted by Chris Baker (Dr. Alginate) on Sep 11th 2018

Hand Casting is one of the simpler types of lifecasts. It is fun, inexpensive and an excellent way to begin learning lifecast
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