TipSheet 8: Basic Lost Wax Kilncasting
Lost wax kilncasting is a versatile method for making glass pieces in almost any form imaginable. The process involves creating a refractory mold around a wax model. The wax is then removed—or “lost”—creating a cavity. Glass is cast into the cavity, resulting in a fully sculptural finished piece.
This TipSheet covers the steps involved in making a fully sculptural cast glass object using the lost wax process.
TipSheet 8: Basic Lost Wax Kilncasting PDF
Video lesson: Lost Wax Kilncasting
Accu-Cast Alginate 880 Blue, 1.5 lbs (.68 kg) (8712)