Unveiling the Artisan’s Arsenal: Heat Guns vs. Butane Torches in Acrylic Pouring

Unveiling the Artisan’s Arsenal: Heat Guns vs. Butane Torches in Acrylic Pouring

In my years of tinkering with resin, I’ve danced with both electric heat guns and trusty butane torches to work some magic – you know, banishing bubbles, speeding up curing, and playing with resin effects. Each tool has its time to shine, like when I’m shaping resin with the heat gun for that dreamy ocean…

How to Polish Resin: Step-by-Step Tutorial 
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How to Polish Resin: Step-by-Step Tutorial 

Mixing epoxy resin is one way to ensure you get high-quality pieces. Even so, some items may still need finishing to some extent. For instance, the resin may not have an expected crystal-clear surface. Luckily, polishing epoxy resin will give them a beautiful resin piece with a shiny surface. The same thing applies to resin-coating…

How Long Does It Take for Polyurethane Resin to Cure?

How Long Does It Take for Polyurethane Resin to Cure?

If you’re an avid crafter, you know the feeling well: you’re in the middle of an exciting DIY project involving polyurethane resin, and there’s one burning question on your mind – “How long does it take for polyurethane resin to cure?” Polyurethane resin curing time can vary depending on several factors, but in general, it…

Bubble Trouble: How to Remove Bubbles from Epoxy Resin
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Bubble Trouble: How to Remove Bubbles from Epoxy Resin

Picture this: You’ve just poured your heart and creativity into an epoxy resin masterpiece. The colors are vibrant, the design intricate, and your excitement is palpable. You’re convinced this project is going to be your magnum opus, destined to shine in the spotlight of your crafting journey. But as you gaze upon your creation, you…

Refill a Butane Torch: 7 Simple Steps for a Safe Refill

A butane torch is one of the most efficient lighters on the market. They’re affordable, easy to light up, and very portable. On top of that, they’re ideal for various applications. Some of these uses include epoxy crafting, welding, and soldering. However, like other gas-powered devices, torches have a limited butane fuel capacity. So, after you…

How to Use Tuck Tape in Epoxy Resin Projects: A Beginner’s Guide
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How to Use Tuck Tape in Epoxy Resin Projects: A Beginner’s Guide

From the moment you delve into the world of resin, you’ll discover that the right tools and materials can make all the difference. Tuck Tape is one of those tools, it isn’t just any adhesive tape; it’s a mold release tape, a crafting essential that will elevate your own epoxy mold and resin projects to…

Lets Resin Coaster Kit Review ‘Unlock Your Creativity with Exquisite Resin Coasters’

Lets Resin Coaster Kit Review ‘Unlock Your Creativity with Exquisite Resin Coasters’

Welcome to my comprehensive review of the Let’s Resin Coaster Kit, where artistry and functionality unite. As a seasoned resin crafter, I was thrilled to discover this exceptional kit that empowers you to create stunning epoxy resin coasters. In this review, I will share details of my personal experience with the Let’s Resin Epoxy Coaster…

Resiners Resin Curing Machine Review ‘Does It Really Work?’

Resiners Resin Curing Machine Review ‘Does It Really Work?’

Recently, I was contacted by the good people at Resiners to try out their Patented Cure Air Resin Curing Machine, I must admit that I was a little bit skeptical about how good this machine is going to be. As an passionate resin artist, I am constantly seeking ways to improve my craft and streamline…

Creating a Marble Effect with Epoxy Resin: Step-by-Step Guide for Stunning Results
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Creating a Marble Effect with Epoxy Resin: Step-by-Step Guide for Stunning Results

Are you looking to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your DIY projects? The mesmerizing marble look created with resin might just be the perfect solution. Whether you want to transform a countertop, create stunning coasters, or design unique jewelry pieces, mastering the art of creating a marble look with resin will take…

Create an Ocean Wave Effect ‘on a Charcuterie Board’
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Create an Ocean Wave Effect ‘on a Charcuterie Board’

Epoxy resin art has gained immense popularity in recent years, offering artists and DIY enthusiasts a versatile medium for creating stunning masterpieces. One fascinating application of epoxy resin is enhancing a simple charcuterie board, cutting board or cheese board with mesmerizing ocean waves. What is a charcuterie board? It is a type of serving tray…

Silicone Molds for Epoxy Resin: Tips and Techniques For Best Results
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Silicone Molds for Epoxy Resin: Tips and Techniques For Best Results

Epoxy resin is a popular crafting material due to its versatility and ability to create unique, intricate designs. One of the keys to success with resin crafting is having the right resin mold material to capture your desired shapes and textures. That’s where silicone molds come in, offering numerous benefits over other mold materials such…

Resin Fume Extraction: What it is and Why You Need It

Resin Fume Extraction: What it is and Why You Need It

During the curing process resin releases fumes that can be harmful to our health. That’s why it’s important to have ventilation in place to remove these toxic fumes from the air. Lets explore why you need filtration in your workspace, how it works, and why you need one. What is a Fume Extractor? A fume…

Butane vs Propane: Which is the Right Choice For Epoxy Resin?

Butane vs Propane: Which is the Right Choice For Epoxy Resin?

When it comes to epoxy resin projects, choosing the right gas is just as important as selecting the right resin. Two common gas options, produced by natural gas processing are butane and propane. Both gases have their advantages and disadvantages, and it’s essential to understand the difference between them to choose the right one for…

Don’t Get Burned! The Difference Between Premium and Regular Butane

Don’t Get Burned! The Difference Between Premium and Regular Butane

When it comes to torches and lighters, not all butane fuel is created equal. Choosing the right type of butane fuel for your torch lighters makes a big difference in safety and performance. That’s why it’s important to understand the difference between premium butane fuel and regular butane when refilling your torches or lighters. This…

Say Goodbye to Sticky Molds: Expert Tips for Removing Resin Projects

Epoxy resin projects are a popular and creative outlet for hobbyists and crafters alike in the desire to create resin art such as resin coasters and jewelry. However, removing the finished products such as resin coasters or jewellery from a silicone mold or any other type of resin mold properly can sometimes be a frustrating…

Cutting Resin 101: Choosing the Right Circular Saw Blade for the Job

Cutting Resin 101: Choosing the Right Circular Saw Blade for the Job

When it comes to cutting epoxy, having the right saw blade can make all the difference. The wrong saw blade can lead to uneven cuts, chipped edges, and even damage to the saw itself. On the other hand, the right cutting blade type can make cutting epoxy quick, easy, and precise. In this article, we’ll…

Remove Stains Easily: A Guide to Epoxy Countertop Maintenance

Epoxy resin countertops are a popular choice for many homeowners because of their durability, low maintenance, sleek and stylish design. They are made from a two-part epoxy mixture that cures to create a strong, durable surface. Epoxy resin countertops come in a variety of colors and designs, making them an attractive addition to any home….