Step 4: Process summary

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The entire process goes as follows:
1. Measure water and Alginate for mold
2. Mix water and alginate in molding container for no more than 45 to 60 seconds
3. Place object to the molded into alginate mixture
4. Hold object still for 3-5 minutes
5. Gently wiggle object free from mold
6. Measure water and plaster for casting
7. Mix water and plaster
8. Pour mixture into mold
9. Place bolt or other fastener into casting
10. When cured (20-30 minutes) remove casting from mold
11. Allow casting to cure for additional 24 hours before working on it or painting it.