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Introduction to Lost Wax Casting for Jewelry

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229 Joo chiat Road, #03-01

Singapore, Singapore 427489

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Basic Lost Wax Casting. This course runs for two consecutive days: 4hours / day. Total cost fee: $300 for a two day sessio

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Basic Lost Wax Casting.

This course runs for two consecutive days: 4hours / day. Total cost fee: $300 for a two day session.

Outline of course: Lost wax casting has been around for centuries and have been used since the early days to cast items such as weapons, sculptures and jewellery out of brass. It involves first, sculpting of a wax model, applying the right sprues, pouring a investment over the wax model, burning out the wax (hence the termlost wax casting), then pouring in molten metal into the cavity left by the evacuated wax.

Detailed Description:Day one1-Learn basic wax sculpting methods. Introduction to the various tools used in wax carving, mainly used in the addition, subtraction and polishing of the finalwax model. Participants will get their very own piece of wax block to practice on.2-Learn the correct methods of spruing. Wrong spruing leads to a whole range of issues, from incomplete fills to shrinkage porosity, do it right the first time!3-Practice the safe and hazard free method of investing. (Investment powder contains elements that are hazardous to your health, learn how to handle properly)4- Leave to burnout

Want to do 3d design and 3d printing instead? The wax carving portion can be replaced with design and printing with Rhinogold software.

Day Two-Learn of the different types of metal and their properties.5- Get to melt metal and cast into the wax model done from the previous day.6- Final polishing. Get an in depth look at the various techniques used in jewellery finishing and polishing.

Keep your final product and the knowledge acquired!

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