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[418] Channel Setting Tools Designed For Wax
Stone-in-place casting is growing in practice with manufacturers and retail manufacturing operations taking advantage of these labor saving techniques. Stone-in-place casting requires gemstones be properly set in the wax model prior to casting. The most often utilized style of setting for this procedure is channel for round, baguette and princess cut gemstones..... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [Visual Communications]|[Mark B. Mann]
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[295] Cut Loose - Wax Carving Basics: Part 1
If you are accustomed to working in this additive fashion, the subtractive process of carving wax may be daunting to you at first. It challenges you to find a form, such as a ring, that is trapped in a block of wax. You must get an image of the piece in your minds eye, and then remove excess material until you have created that image. Sound tricky? Well, it does not have to be..... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [AJM]|[Kate Wolf]
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ISBN: B00006K39S

 

[604] Finding and making your own wax carving tools
Casting is the most important method of commercial jewelry production. Even for small workshops, lost-wax casting is often the fastest method for creating a jewelry piece, especially if there is any complexity to it. However, one of the things that jewelers forget when carving wax models for lost-wax casting is just how different wax is from metal. They often use techniques and tools designed for working with metal for carving wax, even when it does not make sense to do so. By approaching wax as wax, not metal, jewelers can come up with new and faster ways of creating wax models for casting.... (2005)
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Show me more articles from: [AJM]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
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ISBN: B00006K39S

 

[957] Making Tools for Working with Wax
I make all my own wax carving tools and hot wax tools.I have done this since the early 1970´s when I could find only dental tools ready-made on the market. I was told a bent nail would suffice, but thought I could do better. So my tools and techniques developed together and now the one is probably a reflection of the other.For a long, time I thought the variety in tools was endless, but now I only make modifications of a few basic shapes. They are shown below. The tools are easy to make and require no specialized equipment. (2006)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Jon Abbott]
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[391] Milling Wax Components for Custom Designs Using Foredom AllSet
Bill Holman uses modern technology to create his designed line of jewelry featuring Drusy gemstones. Wanting his jewelry designs to be unique but not competitive with the natural beauty of the freeform Drusy gemstones, he creates one-of-a-kind masterpieces by milling components in wax using Foredoms AllSet Model Makers Milling Assembly.... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [Visual Communications]|[Mark B. Mann]
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