Marcus' Model Railways | Casting

I have made a number of masters to use for casting: here are some photos
CP van underframe casting

CP van underframe casting
December 09, 2009

CP van casting, body and underframe

CP van casting, body and underframe
December 09, 2009

Rows of CP van castings

Rows of CP van castings
December 08, 2009

Rows of CP van castings

Rows of CP van castings
December 08, 2009

Row of CP van castings, the styrene master sitting on top

Row of CP van castings, the styrene master sitting on top
December 08, 2009

Wagon sides and ends for the VOWA

Wagon sides and ends for the VOWA
August 06, 2008

Two part mound for a hopper body

Two part mound for a hopper body
August 06, 2008

Finished casting for a open wagon underframe

Finished casting for a open wagon underframe
August 06, 2008

Finished casting for a hopper underframe

Finished casting for a hopper underframe
August 06, 2008

Finished casting for a hopper body

Finished casting for a hopper body
August 06, 2008

Finished casting for a hopper body

Finished casting for a hopper body
August 06, 2008

Mould for wagon sides and ends

Mould for wagon sides and ends
July 03, 2008

Casting resin (from http://www.barnesonline.com.au/) along with other bits and bobs

Casting resin (from http://www.barnesonline.com.au/) along with other bits and bobs
June 30, 2008

Pouring a casting without putting something on top - no bubbles, but you need to file heaps off it when set

Pouring a casting without putting something on top - no bubbles, but you need to file heaps off it when set
June 30, 2008

Finished casting - a dud because I didn't get rid of the air bubbles between the resin and the plastic on top

Finished casting - a dud because I didn't get rid of the air bubbles between the resin and the plastic on top
June 30, 2008

Making a casting - poured in the resin, then put scrap plastic over the top to make a flat base

Making a casting - poured in the resin, then put scrap plastic over the top to make a flat base
June 29, 2008

Mould with the master removed

Mould with the master removed
June 29, 2008

Mould for a wagon underframe set, still have to pull out the master. I should have glued it down to the box base, to avoid the silicone getting on the back

Mould for a wagon underframe set, still have to pull out the master. I should have glued it down to the box base, to avoid the silicone getting on the back
June 29, 2008

The box for making the mould in

The box for making the mould in
June 29, 2008

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