Monday, January 25, 2021

How to Work Safely with Resin

The most exciting thing to come out of 2020-2021 is the rise in popularity of resin crafting. OK, that's a pretty big statement to make and I'm sure you'll have your own opinion about what the most exciting thing from 2020-21 is.  But there is no doubt that resin is the medium many crafters are choosing to dabble in for the first time during 2020 and 2021. It's pretty easy to get started: all you need is some epoxy, colourants and moulds.  But there's a whole lot more to resin crafting than mixing, colouring and pouring resin. When you're working with resin, you're working with chemicals so there's an important safety aspect to it too! So here's my recommendation for the safety precautions you should take BEFORE your start mixing resin. I've put it all together in a  12-point safety checklist!  Keep reading to see how you can download it. So why all the fuss about resin safety? Because working safely with resin will reduce the ...