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Which Plaster??

Discussion in 'Molding and Casting' started by jackpot, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. jackpot

    jackpot New Member

    I know this has prob. been up thousands of times but which plaster should I get to make a casting of fish??

    Is there a home recipe to make any at home???

    Thanks CB
     
  2. Mike B.

    Mike B. New Member

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    Go to your local hobby store they will have molding plaster. It's cheap. If you want large quantities you can get it from some of the lumber yards I think it's called No. 1 plaster.
     

  3. JE

    JE Well-Known Member

    Is dental plaster better for detail ?
     
  4. Jim F.

    Jim F. Let's go Fishin!!!

    Your local lumber yard should cary plaster. I get it at Menards for $9 per 25# bag.
    Hobby stores usually cary it in smaller quantities but you'll pay more.
     
  5. jackpot

    jackpot New Member

    I finally found a lumber yard here that knew what I was looking for. 25# for $12.00.

    Lowes and Home Depot had no clue what plaster in a powder form was. They didn't think anyone could get it. Go figure!!