Soap Dish Mold Fused Glass
Doing a search on the internet for soap dish mold fused glass will give you a lot of molds that can be used to make soap dishes. These molds come in ceramic and even stainless steel.
They have a basic soap dish slump mold and others that come in different shapes and sizes. There are plenty of non-frilly molds out there that can also be used as soap dish molds.
If you want a simple soap dish mold, try making one out of fiber paper. These soap dishes are easy to make and inexpensive.
Supplies:Dust mask or respiratorFiber PaperScissors or knifeGlassKilnPrepared Kiln Shelf
1. Wearing your dust mask or respirator, cut out two 5 inches by 6 inches rectangles of 1/8 inch fiber paper.
2. Cut out a 4 inches by 2 ½ inches rectangle out of the center of each piece.
3. Stack the two pieces of fiber paper on your prepared kiln shelf.
4. Center a single piece of glass 4 ½ inches by 5 ½ inches on top of the paper.
5. Turn on kiln.
6. Heat kiln to about 1200 degrees Fahrenheit for a single layer. Turn off kiln and allow it to cool to room temperature.
If using more than one layer, heat to about 1225 and soak for about 30 minutes or until desired look is achieved.
Of course you can add decorations to your glass before slumping. Try sprinkling on some frit, add some stringers or scrap glass. Remember to match the COE on all pieces of glass when mixing and matching your pieces.
These soap dishes can be made out of any type of glass. Try using some stained glass, or for an unusual look try a bottle.
Be really creative and make your own soap bars to go inside your customized soap dish as gifts for friends and family. Scented handmade soaps would be great inside these fused pieces. These can also be made to sell at boutiques or craft fairs.
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