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  • vassa2187 commented on vassa2187's instructable Sunny Concrete Pot6 days ago
    Sunny Concrete Pot

    I made the internal part of the mold with alginate to be able to unmold because the internal part of the pot has the same shape has the external part, I had to use a flexible core, and the alginate has this properties. To make the alginate core I started 3d printing the positive and the external molds to assembly the 3 parts. Once assembled, I prepared 3 cups of alginate with 3 cups of water and mixing everything quickly. Then I poured over the inner part filling up the mark of the second level of the circle. In less than 10 minutes the alginate was ready to use as internal core. Once I got the positive off the mold, the last step was removing the alginate part and the 3d printed pot, then reassemble the alginate mold with the two outer parts of the mold, aligning the circle of the seco...

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    I made the internal part of the mold with alginate to be able to unmold because the internal part of the pot has the same shape has the external part, I had to use a flexible core, and the alginate has this properties. To make the alginate core I started 3d printing the positive and the external molds to assembly the 3 parts. Once assembled, I prepared 3 cups of alginate with 3 cups of water and mixing everything quickly. Then I poured over the inner part filling up the mark of the second level of the circle. In less than 10 minutes the alginate was ready to use as internal core. Once I got the positive off the mold, the last step was removing the alginate part and the 3d printed pot, then reassemble the alginate mold with the two outer parts of the mold, aligning the circle of the second level so the alginate is in place. Finally, to pour the concrete you have to turn the whole assembly up side down.

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  • vassa2187's entry Sunny Concrete Pot is a winner in the Planter Challenge contest 2 months ago
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  • vassa2187's entry Sunny Concrete Pot is a finalist in the Planter Challenge contest 2 months ago
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