3D Scanning using iPad 14/01/19

This video is of the Digital Media Technician Adamina demonstrating how to use the 3D scanning software and piece of kit for an iPad. This is one of the more basic 3D scanning techniques available, and as you can see the scan hasn’t picked up the details of the bone, only the rough shapes. The […]

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Silicone casting 15/01/19

I decided to make silicone casts of the bones, to explore a different material and its potential for my project- and luckily someone else in the foundry also wanted to work with silicone too, so Lindsay mixed up the last bit of silicone she had for us both to use. Unfortunately there wasn’t enough to […]

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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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Plaster Room 03/12/18

Today I got the third and final rose ran up, then attached to the cup with the rest using hot knives and wax. Then I painted a layer of shellac over everything, to help the grog to stick to it, and once it was dry I covered it all in first coat grog. Once that […]

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