Weekly To Do List 14/01/19

Monday: Morning – help prep sandpit and mould for the pour in the afternoon 12pm- meet Adamina and experiment with 3D scanning and printing Tuesday: Morning- Glass wax cast the jaw pieces and redo the brick Afternoon- start making silicone casts of bones Wednesday: I have work in the evening so I will probably rest […]

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Glass Wax Tests 11/01/19

  Some photos taken of the process of casting with glass wax- the melting glass wax, the casts full of glass wax, and photos of the failed jaw bone casts and brick cast. Casting the brick hollow with glass wax is proving troublesome- the wax is very brittle and the sides of the cast keep […]

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Practical Work To Do List

Buy saucepan for glass wax Use existing moulds to make glass wax casts Use existing moulds to make jesmonite casts (plaster casts didn’t work) Finish bronzes and aluminium casts Go back to riverbank and find plastic bottle (and other things?) Cast bottle in foundry (?) Use existing moulds to use eco resin? – Speak to […]

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Casting the Jawbone

Casting the jawbone raised a host of issues that I didn’t realise would be a problem, but hopefully it will work out in the end. Before we could make a hot rubber mould of the jawbone Becky (the technician) and I decided to make a plaster cast of the jaw, as we felt it would […]

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