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Kilnworking: Casting

Introduction to library resources on kilnworking techniques. More information is available through the library catalog or by using the Rakow's Ask a Librarian service.

Kiln casting (see also "Kilnworking" tab for general information)

Articles

Conway, Judith. "Kiln-Forming Glass: Molds--How to Find Them, Buy Them, Make Them, and Use Them" Glass Craftsman, no. 163, December 2000/January 2001, pp 18-21. Periodicals: TT298 G545

Fenton, Dan. "Pate de Verre and Kiln Cast Glass."   Glass Art, v. 9, no. 3, March/April 1994, pp. 42-44+; Glass Art, v. 9, no. 4, May/June 1994, pp. 10-16+; Glass Art, v. 9, no. 5, July/August 1994, p. 12+; Glass Art, v. 9, no. 6, September/October 1994, p, 48+. Note: 4-part article. <Periodicals PER TP859.G54>

Immerman, Steve. "Introduction to Pattern Bars." Glass Craftsman, no. 214. June/July 2009.
 
Jacobsen, Lawrence. "Casting Boxes with Frit and Reusable Molds." Glass Patterns Quarterly, v. 25, no. 2 (Summer 2009), p. 50+, ill. Design and fabrication by Craig Smith; includes step-by-step making instructions. Periodicals PER NK5305.G54
 
Townsend, Milon. [Series of casting articles]. Glass Art, starting with v. 22, no. 4, May/June 2007 through 2010. Note: Sample topics include: lost wax casting; large-scale casting; making wax, silicone, plaster and other types of molds; combining casting and flameworking; casting with color; making color bars; casting complex interlocking forms.
 
Vogt, Lisa. "Different methods of Kiln Casting." Batch, v. 5, no. 1, pp. 12-16. Supplement to Glass craftsman, no. 188, February/March 2005. Note: "How to build, prepare, fill, and fire glass in several different molds.
 
Zambai, Janet. "Architectural kiln casting." Glass Craftsman, no. 183, April/May 2004, pp. 16-18. Note: Step-by-step instructions.

 

 
 

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