1. Put a light coating of release into your mold.
2. Brush on a light coat of petroleum jelly on each letter and
place in mold with smooth reverse side onto the mold surface.
will notice that the rubber pieces will adhere to the mold which is
3. For stepping stones or other small castings, mix 1 part
portland cement to 3 parts sand. Add water and mix until mixture
is slightly fluid for pouring (not dumping).
4. Fill a small hand sprayer with water and about 20 drops of any
liquid soap. Just before pouring the concrete mix into the mold,
spray a light mist of water and soap over the rubber letters. This
will help avoid air bubbles in your casting.
5. Pour concrete mix into the mold. Then tap with a mallet a
couple of times to loosen any bubbles.
This is how a stepping stone will look after demolding and before
removing the rubber letters.
Notice that rubber letters are available
in both caps and lower case.
Since the rubber letters are completely flexible, removing letters is
very easy. Simply use a pin to stick into the rubber and pull
up. Once the letter starts to come out, simply grab the letter
with your fingers and pull it out of the mold.
You don't need to handle the rubber letters gently, as they are quite
durable. And the best part of it all is that the letters are
That's right, they're REUSABLE.
Use them over and over again. If cleaned and stored
properly, you should get hundreds of pours from these letters.
If you ever lose them,
not to worry, we can make more.
Your finished stepping stone is quite unique. Please notice the
sharpness of the letters.
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