This truck comes with one 57mm disc, six 18mm or 23mm discs, and one stamp. (Please note this is slightly different than the pictured discs).
This truck with a pumpkin in the back extruder disc set is a more advanced set to assemble. After a lot of experimenting I have changed one of the 57mm discs (the back window) into one 23mm/24mm disc that is a mirror piece. So, you would need to extruder two lengths and then put them together. I found the opening was just TOO small for the large jerky gun extruder to easily extrude. This does add a step to assembling the truck, but it makes it much easier to extruder.
If you're new to soap extruders check out this video on how to use a soap (clay) extruder with soap dough. There are two different size extruders. The Makin brand which holds the 18mm size disc and the Fimo brand which works with the 23mm size discs. There are other/knock off brands to Makin. Note: I've tried a number and most work pretty well, though they sometimes have some minor issues. If you wanted to try one of them instead of Makin they should work just as well.
For best results use a soap dough that is not overly sticky or hard. You want a soft and malleable soap dough so that it easily extrudes through the soap extruder.
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Check out these videos for more information:
- How to Make Soap Dough (Free YouTube Recipe by Star Crossed Soapery)
- How to Make Soap Dough (Free Blog Post by Lovin' Soap)
- How to Use an Extruder
- A Tutorial on Soap Dough (What is it? How to Make it. How to Use it.)
- Extruders: What are they and how do I know what disc size to use? (Explanation of the different extruders.)
The extruder discs are printed on demand item. When your order comes in, it will be placed in the print queue and processed in that order. If you need these discs right away please inquire as to current lead times, so you know if I can meet your time needs.
Also, please note that my store is currently only set up to ship within the USA. If you are outside of the states, but would like to order please email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org with what you'd like and your location and I can put together a shipping quote for you.
Care for you extruder discs
These discs are 3D printed and are made from PLA, which is not plastic, but a thermoplastic polyester made from fermented plant starch using renewable resources. PLA is biodegradable & environmentally friendly. Read more about PLA here!
The extruders discs do not deal well with heat. Do not wash in a dishwasher. Use cool to lukewarm water to clean your discs. Avoid soaking in water for best longevity of your discs.