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11/05 Wax Molds Part 2: Successful Wax Injection and Alterations

11/05 Wax Molds Part 2: Successful Wax Injection and Alterations

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Sunday, November 5, 2023 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST 

Instructor: Jennifer Stenhouse

Intermediate and up, or beginners who are wax curious

Zoom link and instructions for joining the call will be emailed 1 day prior to class.

The class supply list is below and contains links to buy the supplies you need.

This class will be recorded, and the recording will be available for students to access through their Little Metal Foxes accounts for a full month after the live class.


If you are carving wax models for lost wax casting, you are going to want to know how to make molds and get successful wax pattern duplicates. We will touch on the variety of molds available that you can make in your own studio. We will also familiarize you with outsourcing the job to a pro, how to find the person for you, how to ship your waxes, and what to expect. Wax injectors and to the wide variety of injection waxes for mold making will be discussed to familiarize you with their working properties.

The focus for this class is getting successful waxes from your mold and alterations, like adding to the design, sizing for rings, and more options. Using silicone-based molds for wax duplication and injection few will demonstrate a number of ways to pour and inject waxes into the mold to avoid casting problems. We will show you what you need to be aware of before making a mold, and how to avoid potential problems down the road as well. 

This is part two of the series on wax molds. Be sure to sign up for Wax Molds Part 1: Making the Mold!



Supply List for Students

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