TotalBoat Kintsugi Pure Gold Epoxy Repair Kit
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Kintsugi Epoxy Repair Project Kit

$49.99

The TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit lets you turn trash into treasure using an ancient Japanese art form to repair broken objects, and make them beautiful again. Perfect for repairing ceramics, porcelain, pottery, tile, and glass. Kit includes the supplies you'll need: fast-curing epoxy, gold pigments, mixing tools, gloves, and easy-to-follow instructions.

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Product Description

Put a little wabi-sabi in your life with the TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit! In Japanese culture, wabi-sabi is all about embracing the beauty in imperfection, and the ancient art of Kintsugi celebrates this optimistic view. It involves repairing broken things with powdered gold, and is most commonly used to repair broken pottery, art figures, and other objects. So instead of throwing out that broken family heirloom or prized piece of pottery, turn it into something so stunning in beauty and simplicity you’ll cherish it even more. This easy-to-use DIY kit includes TotalBoat Thixo Fast Cure (our fast-curing 2:1 thickened epoxy adhesive), mixing nozzles for dispensing epoxy, epoxy-safe powder pigments, mixing tools, protective gloves, and detailed instructions. Perfect for repairing ceramics, pottery, vases, glass objects, porcelain, and tiles, the Kintsugi Kit makes it easy to bring out the beauty in all your broken things!

TotalBoat Epoxy Kintsugi Art Form Repair Kit - Finished Bowl

Simple Instructions for Using the Kintsugi Art Form to Repair a Broken Dish


Even if working with epoxy is new to you, you’ll find it easy to follow these simple steps to create your own beautifully imperfect finished piece. Click here for detailed instructions.

What You’ll Need:

  • TotalBoat Kintsugi Project Kit
  • Plastic sheeting to protect your work area
  • Standard caulking gun
  • Denatured alcohol
  • Clean, lint-free cotton rag

CATCH A BAD BREAK? KEEP CALM, AND PICK UP THE PIECES!

TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit - Begin With a Broken Dish

STEP 1 – GET READY TO GLUE

  • Protect your work surface with plastic sheeting.
  • You have about 10 minutes to work with this epoxy before it kicks, so gather your materials and be ready to go.
  • Lay out your broken pieces.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step1: Lay Out Materials

STEP 2 – PUT YOUR GLOVES ON

  • Be sure your work area is well ventilated.
  • Wear gloves to keep epoxy off your skin.
  • While working, change gloves often to avoid spreading epoxy onto your pieces.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step 2: Put Your Gloves On

STEP 3 – CLEAN THE BROKEN EDGES

  • Wipe the broken edges with a clean rag dampened with denatured alcohol.
  • Be careful as you’re doing this – broken edges may be sharp.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step 3: Clean Broken Edges

STEP 4 – SQUEEZE OUT A LITTLE EPOXY

  • Dispense about 10-20ml of TotalBoat Thixo Fast Cure into a plastic beaker.
  • The static mixing tip will dispense the exact 2:1 ratio of resin to hardener for you.
  • Keep in mind that you have only about 10 minutes to use the epoxy before it starts to harden.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step 4: Dispense Epoxy

STEP 5 – ADD A LITTLE PIGMENT

  • Mix a small amount of gold pigment into the epoxy.
  • Start with a little bit – you can always add more.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step 5: Add Gold Mica Powder Pigment

STEP 6 – FILL THE SYRINGE

  • Remove the plunger and fill the syringe.
  • Put the plunger back in and push till the epoxy flows down into the tip.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step 6: Put Pigmented Epoxy in the Syringe

STEP 7 – GLUE THE LARGER PIECES

  • Start by gluing the larger pieces together.
  • Hold for 20-30 seconds, then move on to the smaller pieces.
  • Change gloves often, to avoid spreading the epoxy beyond the cracks.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step 7: Glue Large Pieces Together

STEP 8 – GLUE THE SMALLER PIECES

  • To make handling smaller pieces easier, stick them to a piece of tape.
  • Let the smaller pieces dry in place, before gluing them to the larger section.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step 8: Glue Small Pieces Together

STEP 9 – GLUE THE SEPARATE SECTIONS

  • Glue all your sections together.
  • To help hold it all in place while it dries, you can use tape, or wrap a clean cotton rag loosely around the edges for gentle support.
TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit Step 9: Glue Separate Sections Together

BACK TOGETHER – AND MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN EVER!

TotalBoat Kintsugi Kit - Finished Piece

More Details

  • TotalBoat Thixo Fast Cure thickened epoxy is easy to use and dries quickly
  • Epoxy cartridge fits any standard caulking gun
  • Static mixing tips automatically dispense the simple 2 to 1 mix ratio – great for first-time users
  • Repairs are waterproof and durable
  • Note: TotalBoat Thixo Fast Cure epoxy has not been tested for food-safe use

Kit Contents


TotalBoat Thixo Fast Cure Technical Data
Thixo Fast Cure Part A Epoxy Resin SDS
Thixo Fast Cure Part B Hardener SDS

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