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Release agent - bird bath bowl

Posted by doone (My Page) on
Thu, May 25, 06 at 11:56

Just a quick question

I'm making a cement bowl for a friends' birdbath that broke. We're using a plastic one (from Walmart) for a mold. What to use for release agent? Do I need a release agent? I'm hoping to just pour the cement into the mold and then cut away the plastic when it's set up.


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RE: Release agent - bird bath bowl

You can spray the bowl with PAM or wipe it with a thin coating of Vaseline. I have made cement planters using large plastic bowls & have been able to reuse the bowls many times. Good luck!

RE: Release agent - bird bath bowl

Thanks! I was wondering about WD40???

Release agent - bird bath bowl

I usually line mine with plastic bag, or spray with silicon spray or pam. You can use the mold over and over. I have messed up and had to cut the tufa out a few times :-(

RE: Release agent - bird bath bowl

I usually use thin plastic as well..and I have used WD 40..both have worked very well for me..Deb

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