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Old 02-15-2011, 04:33
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Do you do matte or glossy for your bottle cap images? I am using resin dots..

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Anyone use Sun & moon glaze for washer necklaces??
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I use glossy paper with poured resin and resin dots.
I use Sun and Moon for glass tiles, but it is not waterproof and doesn't dry hard like resin, so I don't know about using it for the washers. Sun and Moon only works with matte paper, it took some trial and error and convos with her to figure out what I was doing wrong
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alopez - have you found that it yellows over time? I have heard that it is actually just 3D laquer repackaged. ???
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I use glossy paper with poured resin and resin dots.
I use Sun and Moon for glass tiles, but it is not waterproof and doesn't dry hard like resin, so I don't know about using it for the washers. Sun and Moon only works with matte paper, it took some trial and error and convos with her to figure out what I was doing wrong

I am using resin drops on my bottle caps. But really want to make the washer. I bought one and they seem very easy to make and looks like she used resin because it has a small bubble on it.

Ok brand and where you buy the resin?? tips and tricks!!

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I haven't been using the glaze long enough to know if it yellows, so I can't help there.

I use Colores and I love it. There are rarely bubbles and they cure in an hour. I put my oven on the lowest setting (170) and then turn it off right before I put them in, so I'm not actually baking them. My husband did preheat the oven one night when I put some in right before I went to bed, so now I always announce when I am doing them
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I haven't been using the glaze long enough to know if it yellows, so I can't help there.

I use Colores and I love it. There are rarely bubbles and they cure in an hour. I put my oven on the lowest setting (170) and then turn it off right before I put them in, so I'm not actually baking them. My husband did preheat the oven one night when I put some in right before I went to bed, so now I always announce when I am doing them
Where do you buy this resin? Do all of them you have to bake?
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Old 02-18-2011, 12:40
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This is where I get the resin, you can only get it here as far as I know. It's the Colores doming resin.

http://www.riogrande.com

You don't have to bake it, you can let them sit for 36 hours or so, but since I live in the country there is too much dust everywhere to leave them sitting anywhere.
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