|Address:||1727 E. Weber Drive|
Tempe, AZ 85281
Toll-Free: (888) 967-7727|
Local: (480) 967-7727
Fax: (480) 967-8113
Monday - Friday
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Do you have materials questions or questions about your next mold making and casting project? Our staff at Reynolds Phoenix can help you!
We have a full line of supplies and materials for art projects, large scale mold making, mold shop equipment, casting and sculpting essentials and much more. Come in and browse our display molds and castings, they may just spark your imagination!
Reynolds Phoenix exists to help you turn your idea into a physical reality by showing you a world of materials that can do things you never thought possible. We are more than just a supplier of mold rubber and casting resins. We specialize in helping people like you convert concepts and project designs to a finished product. Our expertise can guide you to the right material and/or equipment for just your project.
|Basics of Mold Making & Casting – Postponed Due To COVID-19||August 7, 2020||9:30 am - 3:30 pm||$75.00 Per Person|
|Introduction to Life Casting & Skin F/X Seminar||September 18, 2020||9:30 am - 3:30 pm||$75.00 Per Person|
|Materials Spotlight™ – Movie-grade Throat Slashes, Bullet Wounds, and Other Gore Effects for Halloween||October 9, 2020||1:00 pm - 3:00 pm||$20.00 Per Person|
|Basics of Mold Making & Casting||November 6, 2020||9:30 am - 3:30 pm||$75.00 Per Person|
Tom Coffin is a veteran when it comes to using Smooth-On materials. Since the 70’s he has been using rubber compounds, resins, GFRC, GFRG and other various casting materials for his historic restoration company in New York City which was one of the first companies to utilize GFRC in historic restoration. During his career Tom was a production manager at fine art bronze foundry which utilized Smooth-On rubbers to cast lost wax molds. (read more)
Reynolds – Phoenix customer Cruces Creatives, a non-profit public makerspace and custom fabrication job shop located in Las Cruces, NM is a 12,000 square foot facility that covers woodworking, CNC milling, laser cutting, 3D printing, mold making and casting, and much more to accommodate for creatives. They have helped organizations from prototype to pilot production and run STEAM education programs from grades 4th to college students.
When PPE supplies became short during the COVID- 19 crisis, Cruces Creatives spread the word that they could make masks and face shields for their community. In response, the community reached out with their needs, so testing and production began for sewn facemasks, face shields, and respirators.
Originally the face shields were 3D printed, which proved to be too slow for the high demand as two of the local hospitals needed hundreds and more requests started to come in from nearby cities. After watching the face shields video provided by Smooth-On, they adapted the design to the needs of the users.
In response, the team has provided over 1,500 face shields to medical personnel cast from Smooth-Cast 65D. Smooth-Cast 65D provides strength for repeated use and flexibility for comfort.
To learn more about Cruces Creatives visit www.crucescreatives.org and follow @coffeeandtools on Instagram for updates on their projects.
Moldmakers for Hire
We are happy to offer the following list of professional mold makers and casters in the Phoenix area. If you would like to be added to this list, please contact us.
- Tom Coffin (Scottsdale, AZ)