DIFFICULTY

difficulty


DURATION

90 min

Betonkugel ø 12 cm – Craft Idea – Rayher

Instructions in 9 steps

Besides the articles listed below, you also need: Cooking oil, Paper towel, Pebbles, Plastic can or mug ø 6 cm as „inlay“

And this is how it works:

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Pasul 1

Așezați globul din plastic transparenta, pe o suprafață stabilă (de exemplu, cană, ghiveci sau altele),astfel încât să nu se clatine. Aplcati un strat de ulei de gatit in interiorul globului.
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Step 2

Oil the outside oft he plastic mug as well.
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Pasul 3

Puneti intr-un vas din plastic aproximativ 140 ml de apă, apoi adăugați porții mici de ciment creativ - aproximativ 1,4 kg.Amestecați amestecul cu un băț din lemn până când amestecul este neted și ușor de prelucrat.

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Step 4

Pour the mixture into the mold until it reaches the desired height (at best leave 1cm to the top). Let the creative cement rest for 1-2 minutes, while carefully knocking against the mold, so that possible air bubbles can escape. Afterwards immediately place the plastic mug centered into the creative cement and way it down with small stones or pebbles. Depending tot he desired deepness or size oft he mug you can also refill some cement.
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Step 5

Let it harden. The curing time can vary, depending on the size and temperature. Best let it harden over night, then demold the form and let it fully harden(do not let it harden completely in the mold.
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Step 6

Now the mold can be demolded. First carefully remove the plastic mug from the top. Afterwards demold the cement ball, by removing the upper part of the form. Remove the cement ball from the mold. Remove the sphere oft he form and let it completely dry. The cement sphere is loadable after 2 days. Also ideal to be used as a planting bowl. The bowl is completely hardened and can be used after 1-2 days.
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Step 7

Smaller ridges and bumps can easily be removed by sand papering the cement ball.
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Step 8

Afterwards paint the cement ball with chalky finish.
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Step 9

For a special metal effect the ball can also be decorated with deco-metal. Here for coat the desired surface with the deco metal milk an let it dry a bit, and place the metal flakes onto the coated surface, pressing, or stroking them fast with a soft brush. For a better shine, polish the metal surface with a soft towel.