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thewicked
09-18-2009, 01:25 PM
anyone here successfully done a stone mold?!

Ben Moore
09-18-2009, 02:18 PM
Yes.

Lones Green
09-18-2009, 03:36 PM
Yup! Got into making these things a long time ago. Still have a 275 pound stone sitting in my backyard.

I made mine off an old recipe using plaster and a big 4 square ball though, I didn't buy a mold.

thewicked
09-18-2009, 07:17 PM
nice! I want a big stone for conditioning... figured 300lbs is plenty big but have heard mixed things about slater molds.

Ben Moore
09-18-2009, 09:20 PM
You need to tape the mold shut, also make sure you vibrate the mold after you pack it (I used a back vibrator on the outside) it gets the air bubbles out. Once you take the stone out, put in a plastic garbage bag for a week. This will ensure a completely cured stone and it will be bulletproof.