Koi pond in an altoids tin DIY 1) cover the outside in your choice of polymer clay and bake it 2)put glue (i used elmers glue) on the bottom and cover with sand. 3.)add in decorations like the plant ( i made this with polymer clay along with the koi, pebbles and lily pads) using a strong craft glue that dries clear. 4.) Lay out the pebbles and koi and carefully pour clear resin over it 5.) Wait untill its about halfway done drying and add lilly pads. Done!
The materials needed for clear casting are water clear casting resin, catalyst (hardener), measuring syringe, plastic mixing cups and a mould. Opaque or translucent pigments can be used to colour the resin if desired. Wet and dry paper, and polishing compound, will also be useful to finish off the casting. Finished castings can be filed or sawn, A protective mask should worn to shield the eyes and mouth.