Saturday, July 19, 2014

09 Plaster Production Molds Nº 82

I finally found the largest mixing bowl in my plastic mixing bowl set, but alas, it is also too small. Click on the image to enlarge it.

I had to go outside and get a pail from the garden and clean it up. I tared the empty bucket, then put 4 pounds and 14 ounces of clean cool tap water in it. Cool water will help retard the setup time of plaster. Warm water will cause it to set up faster.

I also weighed out 7 pounds 4 ounces of plaster of Paris.

I followed my usual method of slacking, mixing, and pouring the plaster, using the mold table vibrator.

I poured the excess plaster in the lined trash can. I washed off my hands and the mixing bucket in the bucket of water. Never put plaster (dry, set, or wet) down the drain !!!.

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