To apply the topcoat of resin,mix a small amount of resin that will cover the top of your coasters,leave this clear. Once fully mixed simply pour a small amount into the middle of each coaster. Don鈥檛 worry if bubbles do form,these can be dispersed further down the line.
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How to make resin coasters?
Resin likes a warm (but not hot) room. For best results, 72 to 74F is the recommended temperature for how to make resin coasters. Warming resin in water will help reduce bubbles in the mix. You can use a bowl with hot (not boiling) water or an electric salsa pot for no more than 5-10 minutes.
How to choose the best epoxy coasters for your project?
When making epoxy coasters, an important factor to consider is the heat-resistance of the resin. Especially if the coasters will be used with hot mugs, they will require a certain level of heat tolerance for better durability. This is why Stone Coat resin is such a great choice for making coasters.
Can you use silicone molds for coaster coasters?
When finding a resin coaster mold, you can use items found in the house 鈥?such as shallow containers. If using molds like this, they will most likely have to be cut when taking the cured resin out. The other option is to use silicone molds. These are flexible and can be used time and time again.
How big should a coaster be?
Generally, a coaster will be about 鈪?of an inch. Aways pour the resin into a mold that has had a release agent added. Pour until you have reached about 鈪?of an inch from the top of the mold in order to avoid overflowing.