Figure Conversions

by Alvan Fisher, Jr.

Materials Introduction to the series. Safety and research tips, plus a comprehensive listing of needed supplies: tools, parts, paints, and painting supplies.
Basic Casting How to cast figures in lead from molds.
Making Molds Making your own RTV silicone molds.
Techniques I Adding buttons, braids, straps, and piping.
Techniques II Adding bayonets, scabbards, knapsacks, and headgear. Bending limbs.
Update Miscellaneous notes

Last Updates
27 January 1997page first published
Article by Alvan Fisher, Jr.
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