SAFETY IS THE NUMBER ONE PRIORITY, PLEASE WEAR THE GLOVES EVEN THOUGH NOTHING IN THIS PROJECT MAY BURN YOUR SKIN IT IS ALWAYS BEST TO USE PROPER PRECAUTIONS.
Step one: Gather materials listed above
Step two: turn on food scale and place a cup onto the scale then tare ( the tare function zeros out the scale and allows for a more accurate measurement)
Step three: measure out water and alginate separately to the weights indicated on your alginate package.
Step four: using the Popsicle sticks mix as directed.
Step five: cover your bark with the thoroughly mixed alginate and allow to to cure.
Step six: slowly peel the edges of your cured alginate from the bark then continue to remove slowly.
Step seven: shake the hell out of your liquid latex then pour into a disposable cup and brush the first coat onto the mold and allow to cure before applying four more coats, allowing for full dry between coats.
Step eight: remove the latex cast from the mold and rejoice with your nerves of steel.