Step 7: Add the Hardener.

Now our in the epoxy hardener to the second line. Mix thoroughly. Don't be too concerned with the bubbles. We've got 12 minutes from this point to work with it. Make sure that all the resin on the bottom is mixed with the hardener. Once you've got it mixed well, tap it a number of times on the table to knock out as many bubbles as you can.
eww thats odd
<p>Oh my god! The thumb drives you made looks like the real thrumb. I remember I bought a similar plastic thrumb drive from <a href="http://www.hkcolordigital.com" rel="nofollow">hkcolordigital</a> and give it as a birhtday gift for my friend.</p>
Will 118ml of liquid latex be enough to mold my thumb????
well il give this 2 thumbs up ...........0.o
You want a real thumb drive?:<br><br>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acVc6H7wYbA
Great idea, but I refuse to cut off my thumb to make this that much cuter... :)
looks great unfinished almost like it was made from a finger u found ur pet dog chewing on, which just makes it even more freaky
&nbsp;Dont use that kind of epoxy with the solvent based hardener. I recommend dragonskin.
sorry to break this to you but... dragons aren't real...
Here's one I did after seeing the picture for this.... i did it with a old gag severed finger, I cut the end off down to thumb size and stuck the thumb drive into it after stripping the case. i hot glued the top where the USB part is, but it was messy so after layering it a bit I painted it red to give a nice, clean, bloody effect. :)
*The Pics*<br/>Comments on them are welcome <sup>_</sup><br/>
oh,cool that's great!
cool! but.........dont you think its a bit too pink?<br />
Yeah x) It's supposed to be 'bloody', but whatever.<br />
&nbsp;Well done, inspirational. &nbsp;I need to give this ago.<br /> <br />
Looks great! Nice and gory! Good job. :) LasVegas
So that's why their called Thumb Drives.
I guess it's nice to have your own thumb, but the easiest way to get the &quot;thumb&quot; would be to go to a magic shop and ask for a &quot;thumb tip.&quot;<br /> <br /> Considering the time and expense in moulding your thumb, it might be easier...<br />
&nbsp;Hey um...whats up with scars on your right hand?... motorbiking?? &nbsp;Fist fight?? &nbsp;lol<br /> <br /> Not that i am prying!! at all....<br /> <br />
I simply adore this! I'm a magician and I'm sharing it with my magical friends, I have a feeling they will go nuts! VERY well done!!!
Hey! Stop biting you finger nail <sub>drives</sub>,<br/>
I'm going to make a hand usb hub were all of the fingers on it are usbs!
I'm glad i'm not a cannibal.
interesting. disturbing yet interesting
Interesting idea! Is there any way to get less bubbles in the mold? Tried a commercial kit (Clone-a-willy) a year ago and it got i lot smoother. Maybe a different kind of plastic?
you could just use a fake Halloween finger
What u might wanna do is cut a piece of plastisc to the apparent shape of the your thumb- as if cutting ur thumb in half, that way rather then yanking ur fingerout and ruining the mould u can slide the whole thing from the cup and just separate it from ur finger.
oh yeah and maybe get a fake finger nail from the beauticians or something and cut and buff it with your dremel
now you need to create an "all thumbs" USB hub in the form of a hand with only thumbs. Or mold your fingers and you hand, put the drives in the fingers, and make the palm the hub.
I like the epoxy mold idea. I found this in <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Surrealist_Human_Hand_Stick_Shifter/">Instructables</a> for making a &quot;knob&quot; for the stick shift in your car. Maybe a mod to make a closed fist mouse??? Yeah, and &quot;Hand Hub&quot; would be cool!<br/>gawd, a real thumb drive....... luv it!<br/>
Hehehe... You know... I actually thought of that! lol
pure awesome. Do you think it's possible to layer it with different colors like jello? Say, a skin shade outer shell with a little disc of red at the end where the drive connects?
frikin awesome!
who collects usb cables
I collect monkey wrenches... will that do?
Dude! Just buy a thumb tip from a magic shop, take the casing off a drive and fill the thumb tip with some kind of filler, far far far simpler!
yep,and probably less interesting of an inst'able as well to use something pre-made like that. this one is traceable from your fingerprint though, would that be a 'bug' or a 'feature' I wonder? these thumb drives are nicew visual puns
LasVegas shows us how to make it more personal, like others have posted it also is identifiable through the casting of one's thumb or any other finger print. Great job LasVegas!
But not near as entertaining.
lol you can also put one of tho's fake finger nails on it to make it look more real! :-D
I thought of that. Unfortunately, the largest size artificial nail I could find was a -1 (minus 1) and it was too small. I was going to trim the nail and fit it into the mold before pouring the epoxy. I'm sure it would have looked great had I been able to find a big enough nail.
get a fake finger nail like for girls and do some work
yeah, i was fearing they might be to small, lol mabe cast a plastic 1 :-)
those make me wanna puke not to be mean but they look gross
Cut your fingernails! sicko!!!!!
A little goss, but well done and funny!
thats.. kind of distrubing.. but awesome... im gunna try this.. ive been looking for something to "jazz" up my umm.. thumb drive.

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