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Supplies for LifeCasting

Supplies for LifeCasting

LifeCasting Supplies are those things that get USED UP during a LifeCasting Procedure. Our essential supplies include our gypsum casting cement called Liquistone, plaster bandages, Mix-in-the-Bag alginates and the other things you use up when lifecasting.

Tools can be used over and over again.

  • LiquiStone gypsum cement for lifecasting sculptures

    LiquiStone

    LiquiStone Gypsum Cement There are many types of casting materials used in lifecasting, but the most common and the easiest to work with is Gypsum Cement. LiquiStone is as good as any and better than many gypsums available. Mixes easily 15 minutes...

    $14.95 - $68.60
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  • 4 inch by 5 yard Extra Fast Set Plaster Bandage Roll. Ideal for LifeCasting when doing layup molds like faces, heads and torsos. Smooth and creamy when wet, setting time is about 5 minutes. True medical quality plaster bandages manufactured by OCL.

    Plaster Bandage- 4" x 5 yd Roll

    Free Shipping available on this item. Plaster bandages are used with alginate to give the alginate a rigid structure when doing a layup mold. In face casting, a thin layer (1/4 inch or so) of alginate is applied to the face. If that alginate was...

    $4.20
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  • A box of 4x5 extra fast set plaster bandages. We only charge you for 11 and you get the 12th for free.

    Plaster Bandage- 4" x 5 yd Box (12)

    Free Shipping available on this item. Plaster bandages are used with alginate to give the alginate a rigid structure when doing a layup mold. In face casting, a thin layer (1/4 inch or so) of alginate is applied to the face. If that alginate was...

    $46.20
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  • Burlap is used to reinforce and lighten castings made from layup molds like faces, heads and torsos.  This package has 6 pieces, each 6 inches by 10 inches.

    Burlap- 6 pieces

    Burlap is used to reinforce the gypsum casting. It adds strength by the addition of fibers which lessens the weight of the finished piece. After the first coat of LiquiStone has set, dip pieces of burlap in LiquiStone and apply them to the back of the...

    $4.95
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  • 12 pieces of coarse burlap cloth. Each piece is 6 inches by 10 inches- perfect for most lifecasting.

    Burlap- 12 pieces

    Burlap is used to reinforce the gypsum casting. It adds strength by the addition of fibers which lessens the weight of the finished piece. After the first coat of LiquiStone has set, dip pieces of burlap in LiquiStone and apply them to the back of the...

    $7.95
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  • This 50 gram bag makes about 2 gallons of solution  that helps new alginate stick to alginate that is already set.

    Algi-Bond

    Algi-Bond softens the top 1/2 millimeter of set alginate so a new layer of alginate can stick to it. Terrific to have on hand when you are doing a very large job- just in case you run out of time and your alginate sets too quickly. Just wet the surface...

    $4.95
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  • 15 ounce of Cholesterol. This water based hair cream is used to block out masses of hair like eyebrows so the alginate doesn't flow down between the hairs. It is the only way to get these hair masses to show up in the finished casting.

    Cholesterol- 15 oz.

    Cholesterol is used to block out masses of hair when you want to include them in your LifeCast. Normally, alginate will flow down between the hairs, making it difficult to remove the alginate mold and not preserving the form and volume of the mass of...

    $12.95
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  • MIB Alginate for Child Hand Casting Kit

    This is a replacement Mix-In-The-Bag Alginate for a 1 Quart Bucket as found in our Child Hand Casting Kit. It is 0.375 pounds of BabyGel (380) Alginate. It is sufficient to make a sculpture of one or two small child hands in a 1 quart bucket...

    $7.95
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  • MIB Alginate for Adult Hand Casting Kit

    This is the Mix-In-The-Bag Alginate for the Adult Hand Casting Kit. It is 1.5 pounds of our HandGel (570) Alginate in a Mix-in-the-Bag. It is sufficient to make a mold of two adult  hands in a 1 gallon bucket. Mix-in-the-Bag Alginates and...

    $21.95
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  • We supply (2)  4 quart mix in the bag

    MIB Alginate for Family Hand Cast Kit

    This is the Replacement Mix-In-The-Bag Alginate for the Family Hand Casting Kit. It is TWO bags of HandGel (570) Alginate- 1.5 pounds each. Mix-in-the-Bag Alginates and LiquiStones are offered as replacements for those that come with our LifeCasting Kits...

    $39.95
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  • 6 fluid ounce jar of Flash Copper Sheer paint from Modern Masters. This jar is enough to paint at least 100 baby hand castings. This is the most popular paint color we've ever seen.

    Paint- Flash Copper Sheer

    Honestly we've never seen a paint as popular as Modern Masters "Flash Copper Sheer". When we do LifeCastings, at least 90% of everyone says, "I want that one" when given a choice. Flash Copper Sheer is a water based brush-on type of paint. It is...

    $18.95
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