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Here are a handful of videos I created on how you can create your own artisans.  I hope these videos help some other people to take the plunge into this very rewarding (but sometimes frustrating) hobby.

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Hope these videos help!

Creating Molds

This video will show how you can create a silicone mold using Smooth On's Oomoo 30.

Buy list:
Oomoo 30 (2.8lb)
Plastic cups
Wooden stir sticks
Nitrile gloves

Resin Casting

This video will show you how to use your new mold to create your first keycaps!

Buy list:
Smooth On Smooth Cast 300
Clear plastic cups (4-6oz)
Plastic stir sticks
Nitrile gloves
Room fan

Pressure Pot

The pressure pot system can be intimidating at first, but as long as you follow a few basic safety precautions, it's very straightforward and the results are very impressive.

Buy list:
Porter Cable 6 gallon air compressor
TCP Global pressure pot
Hearing protection (optional but recommended)