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Ceramic shell Burn out

Giles J Corby14 February 2013

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Burnt out ceramic shell moulds

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Burning out ceramic shell moulds

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Burning out ceramic shell moulds

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Burning out ceramic shell moulds

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Burning out ceramic shell moulds

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Burnt out ceramic shell moulds

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Burnt out ceramic shell moulds

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Burnt out ceramic shell moulds

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Aluminium Pour

Giles J Corby14 February 2013

Micro mould burn out

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Melting the metal
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Looking in

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Test burn out

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Pouring metal

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Pouring metal

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Pouring metal

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Micro casts

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Micro moulds in sand

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metal cast

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Fixing Moulds

Giles J Corby14 February 2013

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Fixing Moulds

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Fixing moulds

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Fixing moulds

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Micro moulds

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Ceramic shell Dip

Giles J Corby13 February 2013

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Paddle mixing mould slurry

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Dipping waxes

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Dipping Waxes in slurry

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Dipping waxes

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Dipping waxes

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Dipping waxes in slurry

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Dipping wax positive in slurry

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Dipping wax positive in slurry

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Dipping wax positive in slurry

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Stucco demo

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell moulds i

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Ceramic shell mould in production

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Finished Waxes

Giles J Corby13 February 2013

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Wax positives ready for dipping

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Wax positives ready for dipping

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Wax positives ready for dipping

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Micro waxes

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Talks: Martin John Callanan talks about Katie Paterson’s ‘Campo del Cielo, Field of Sky’

Giles J Corby13 February 2013

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What is Gating?

Giles J Corby12 February 2013

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Gating wax

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Gating wax

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Gating Wax

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Individual Wax Making

Giles J Corby12 February 2013

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Overview of the wax working area

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Mould making

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Rubber mould ready for wax

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Tablesaw converted into wax area

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Mould making

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Quick plaster mould for wax

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Wax melting area

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Wax sculpture

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Wax monster munch

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Wax cast

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Rather long wax tongue

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Wax sculpture ready for gating

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Wax sculpture

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Wax stag

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Waste mould after use

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Wax runner beans

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Practical Wax Demonstration

Giles J Corby12 February 2013

Demo on how to work with wax

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Working on wax

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Working on Wax

Bronze Lab Timetable

Giles J Corby23 January 2013

Bronze Lab, UCL Slade School of Fine Art
Provisional Programme – Subject to Revision
Date Schedule Detail Location
Monday 11/02/13 • 10 am -10.30am
• 10.30 am -11am

• 11am to 4pm
• 4.pm-4.30pm • Introduction to Bronzelab
• Practical wax demonstration – how to work with wax eg wax welding, taking wax from a mould, wax sheet making
• Wax Making

• What is gating presentation? (runners and risers)

Sculpture workshop
Tuesday 12/02/13 • 9.30-10.30am
• 10.30-5pm • Presentation on Bronze moulds

• Finish off wax and wax gating
• 2pm begin dipping of wax
• 4.30pm second dip TBC
Wednesday 13/02/13 • 9.30 onwards

• 11.30-1pm

• 2.30-3.30 • Bronze Mouldmaking finishing moulds
• From wax to bronze

• Aluminium casting demonstration /Lead casting • Workshop

• Bookable space
• Workshop
Thursday 14/02/13 • All day times to be advertised on bronzelab blog during course of the day • Burnout and pour • Workshop
Friday
15/02/13 • 9.30am-10am
• 10am-5pm • Short presentation on chasing and fettling
• Break open moulds
• Chasing and fettling • Bookable space
• Workshop
Saturday 16/02/13 • 10am-5pm Continuation and finishing • Workshop
Sunday
17/02/13 • 10am-5pm • Clean up
Verbally Summarise bronzelab • Workshop