Polishing Techniques for Epoxy Resin: How to Achieve the Perfect Shine
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by Craft Resin
5d ago
Achieving flawless, glossy finish requires proper polishing techniques. In this article, we'll dive into the technical aspects of polishing epoxy resin surfaces and provide specific recommendations for materials and tools to help you achieve the perfect shine. We captured the whole process in a short video.   The first stage is proper surface preparation: Ensure complete curing of the epoxy resin: Before starting the polishing process, make sure that your epoxy resin piece is fully cured. This will ensure more effective and uniform polishing. Be careful, it takes a minimum of 24 ho ..read more
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Craft Resin Ambassador - Ryan Halligan
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by Craft Resin
1M ago
Today, we wanna jazz up our talk about epoxy resin and all the cool stuff you can do with it. Introducing our Rising Star and Craft Resin ambassador, Ryan Halligan! Mr. @phat.slabs This guy's a craftsman extraordinaire, whipping up creations so shiny, they're like the sun bouncing off the Florida waves. Ryan's all about showing the world the wild side of crafting with Craft Resin. After spending most of his life tearing it up in extreme sports like motocross and BMX, he's now channeling that same energy into making crazy cool resin tables. But enough from us, let's hear it straight ..read more
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The Trend of Epoxy Resin Cutting Boards
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by Craft Resin
1M ago
Epoxy resin cutting boards have become a popular trend in recent years, and for good reason. These boards are not only beautiful and unique, but they are also highly functional and durable? However, concerns about its safety for food contact persist. This article aims to address these concerns and provide clarity on the safe use of epoxy resin in cutting boards. Is epoxy resin safe for food contact? The answer is yes, with proper handling and curing. Epoxy resin, when fully cured, is non-toxic and food safe. It does not leach harmful chemicals into food and is considered inert, similar to pl ..read more
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Crafting Beyond Conventions: Natural Materials Meet Resin Magic
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by Craft Resin
2M ago
In the ever-evolving world of artistic expression, the fusion of natural materials with epoxy resin has emerged as a profound trend. But is this fusion merely a passing fad, or does it signify a deeper shift in the way we approach art and craftsmanship? Let's embark on a journey into the mesmerizing realm where the raw beauty of nature converges with the transformative magic of resin, igniting the imagination of seasoned artisans and novice creators alike. Stone Serenity The experience of working with stones in resin art transcends the mundane, inviting artisans to explore the depths of text ..read more
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Floral Epoxy Resin Tables: A Statement of Modern Design
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by Craft Resin
2M ago
In the world of interior design, the fusion of functionality and art often leads to the most captivating creations. One such trend that has been making waves is the use of Epoxy Resin in crafting stunning pieces of furniture, particularly tables. Among these, Flower Resin tables stand out, offering a unique blend of nature’s beauty and the versatility of epoxy resin. The Allure of Flower Resin Tables Flower Resin tables are more than just functional pieces of furniture; they are a statement. Each table is a unique piece of art, with flowers captured in their prime, their vibrancy and beauty p ..read more
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Casting Love: Romantic Resin Projects for Valentine's Day
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by Craft Resin
3M ago
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, love is undoubtedly in the air, and what better way to express it than through the timeless beauty of resin art? Whether you're a seasoned artist or picking up a resin starter kit for the first time, these romantic projects are perfect for adding a personal touch to your Valentine's Day celebrations. 1. Heart-Shaped Resin Pendants  Creating resin for jewellery is fun and incredibly rewarding. Craft a heart-shaped pendant using a silicone mould, epoxy resin, and your choice of colourants. Embed a small token like a photo or a piec ..read more
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Resin Art Resolutions: Exploring New Techniques for 2024
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by Craft Resin
4M ago
As we enter 2024, the air is abuzz with the excitement of new beginnings and the enchantment of crafting dreams into reality with epoxy resin. For our Craft Resin community, it's a canvas of possibilities waiting to be explored with vibrant colours and innovative techniques. Embracing the Seasons in Your Resin Art Our journey begins with a nod to nature's palette. This year, let's challenge ourselves to mirror the hues of each season with a clear resin, capturing the delicate pastels of spring or the rich earth tones of autumn in your resin crafts. Innovating with Light The darker months brin ..read more
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Working With Craft Resin During Colder Weather:
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by Craft Resin
7M ago
  Ok so it might not quite be as cold as the picture suggests where you're creating, but when using our brands resin it's important to note that temperatures is one of the most important things to monitor when working with our resin and during the curing stage.   Our brands epoxy resin loves temperatures between 21-24C or 70-75F. If temperatures dip below these then issues can occur in your resin creations and we don't want that, we want to help you create the most amazing projects.     When the temperature drops, you might start to notice the following issues:   Mic ..read more
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Adding Lights Into Resin Creations:
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by Craft Resin
8M ago
 The seasons are changing, the nights are drawing darker which will soon mean many people will be spending cosy nights at home with the lights turned down. Adding lights into your resin creations at this time of year can be a great idea if you are selling your resin projects and you'd like to offer your customers something a bit special.   Keep reading to find out how to cast lights into your projects...     The lights you will want to use in epoxy resin are LED lights. These can be bought quite inexpensively online and can come in lots of lengths, sizes and brightness. LE ..read more
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How To Make Your Own Epoxy Resin Geodes:
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by Craft Resin
8M ago
For those of you new to resin you might not have even heard the term resin geode before, for others of you who may be starting to tackle more advanced projects these could be your next step in levelling up your resin creations.   In this weeks blog we'll talk you through what a resin geode is, and how you can create your own beautiful geode pieces of artwork.     First of all what are resin geodes?   A resin geode is an artistic version of a natural geode rock that you would find in nature. A resin geode makes for the most incredible artworks that have a 3D form to them so ..read more
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