Heat gun Vs Butane torch for acrylic pouring
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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
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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?
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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…

Is Epoxy Resin Toxic
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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…

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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…