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Making a Custom-Shape Pillow for Back Sleeping

I hope that this question is not too far off-topic for this stack, but I was hoping to make a custom shaped pillow for back-sleeping that is molded to the shape of my head. I aiming for something that ...
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Food-Safe Plaster-Like Material

Does anyone know of a hard, heavy, moldable material (like plaster or cement) that is also food-safe? I’m looking for something to make bowls and cups without kiln firing like I would have to with ...
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Using construction gypsum instead of plaster of Paris for a substractive plaster sculpture [duplicate]

For a block-carved sculpture would it be a good idea to use construction gypsum instead of plaster of Paris if I want it to be stronger and more detailed?
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What type of plaster should I choose for a block-carved plaster sculpture?

I'm stuck with choosing the type of plaster for a sculpture I'm planning to carve out of a plaster block. The names under which they sell plaster tend to address their purpose in construction and ...