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How can I make a 3d mold for soap making?

I have some small figurines that would be cute as soap.  can anyone provide advice on how I can make a 3d mold?

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canucksgirl5 years ago
You can make a negative mold from your figurines using a silicone based molding material. Most of them are easy to use; just mix and pour into a larger mold that you'll place your figurine into (as well as a small straw that will allow you to pour the soap into the mold later). Then one the mold is dry, you cut the mold in half (so that you can remove the figurine), and you're left with a negative mold of the object. Then close the 2 parts, and use the straw hole to pour your soap into, and once set, open the parts and you have a figurine of soap.

Materials can be found at most craft shops (like Michaels) or online at Amazon.com
katawomp (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
Thank you so much for your instructable. I will try to attach a photo of the model and the mold. Thanks again.
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You're welcome! It looks like it turned out well (and by the way, the figurine is really cute). I'm glad I could help.

If you want more help (from other members), then leave your question open, otherwise, click on the blue button as it will mark your question as "answered" on the main page.

Also, it couldn't hurt for you to publish an instructable on how to make your own unique soaps! There's no need to credit me with helping you on the materials. But I think many members will find your whole tutorial very interesting. ;-)
Oh and by the way, if you write a really good instructable and get "featured" you'll earn yourself FREE Pro Membership! and then you can download ebooks and pdf's of any instructable, plus you won't see even half of the Ad's you do on a non-Pro Account. (That's how I got mine!) ;-)
katawomp (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
That last reason is the most enticing. Thanks for the advice. I would be happy to provide instructions and "lessons learned" about making molds for soap.
I look forward to seeing it. Send me a PM (private message) or leave a comment on my orangeboard when you've got it done. ;-)