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Kilnworking: Molds & Moldmaking

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.

Molds and Moldmaking (see also "Kilnworking" tab for general information)

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Boothe, Anna. "Panel: Mold Makers' Demonstration and Discussion." The Glass Art Society Journal, 2004, pp. 119-124. Note: Includes "Plaster Molds for Kilncasting," Linda Ethier; "Mold Making with Mold Mix 6," Patrick Martin; "Techniques and Materials," Clifford Rainey.

Haas, Amanda. "Mold Evolution and Innovation." Glass Craftsman, no. 208 (June/July 2008), pp. 21-22+, ill.  Note: Includes casting, slumping, texture, and priming.

Janak, Frantisek. "Demo: Molds for Mold-Melted Sculptures." The Glass Art Society Journal, 2006, pp. 128-130, ill. Note: Description of the procedure.

La Londe, Richard. "Leaf Plate -- Using a Sand Mold with Recycled Window Glass and Enamels." Glass Patterns Quarterly, v. 26, no. 1 (Spring 2010), pp. 64-68, ill. Step-by-step making instructions; design and fabrication by the author. Periodicals PER NK5305.G54

Matsufuji, Koichi. "Demo: A Japanese Approach to the Lost-Wax Mold." The Glass Art Society Journal, 2006, pp. 131-132. Note: "Making a Gelfex mold; making the wax model; and making the firing mold." Periodicals NK5110.G23j

Rowe, Melanie. "Marriage of Technology and Creativity: Mould Making for Cast Glass Using Mold Mix 6." Glass Gazette, v. 3, no. 43, Feb. 2001, pp. 7-9, ill. Note: Glass Art Association of Canada. Periodicals NK5113.C76

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