Mouldmaking and Casting is a technical manual of the many techniques of this ancient craft and art form.
With step-by-step illustrations, it explains the materials required and the processes involved to create reproductions of a range of pieces.
The book covers traditional techniques as well as today's more advanced technical methods.
Topics covered include: Plaster waste and multipiece moulding Silicone and vinyl moulds Clay press moulds Casting from a life model Wax casting Polyester resins and fibre glass Cold-cast metal casting Cement casting Written in a clear, practical style it gives invaluable instruction for artists, model makers, sculptors and craftspeople.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 160 pages, colour illustrations, 41line drawings
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 23/05/2005
- Category: Metals technology / metallurgy
- ISBN: 9781861266682