Intro: Mold and Cast a Hand With Alginate
Step 1: Prepare the Alginate
Alginate is a powder which you have to mixed with water to obtain a mold mixture.
Assays are : 1 mesure of alginate for 1 mesure of lukewarm water.
Step 2: Make the Mold
Alginate is perfect for body mold. You can even use it on your teeth … dentists do it !
You have just to make the contact.
For a hand, plunge it in the mixture and wait few minutes. Time to make the mixture solid.
Step 3: Easy and Fast : Mold OK
When the mold is solid, you can get out you hand.
Step 4: Prepare Plaster
The mold have to be used immediately and it's for an unique cast.
So prepare some plaster.
Step 5: Cast Le Plaster in
Do it … do it … do it … !
Step 6: Plaster Is Now Solid
Properly, cut the mold to extract the cast.
Step 7: Here We Go !
A perfect plaster hand is …. !