Practical Casting explains many aspects of small scale
casting with clarity and comprehension. Readers will appreciate the hundreds of
helpful drawings, and advanced craftspeople will find shortcuts that make their
work more efficient.
Included is instruction in the traditional lost wax method
from model making through investing and burnout to the casting itself. Later
chapters teach sand casting, direct methods like cuttlefish and bronze casting.
Practical Casting is a very popular volume which features detailed
illustrations, a complete listing of sources and a compact, no-nonsense style
that will let you spend your time working rather than looking for information. This informative and practical book
covers a wide range of small scale casting techniques, from cuttlefish to
contemporary lost wax casting. It has become the established textbook on the
subject in universities and craft programs around the world. Now in a new,
lay-flat, hardcover binding 153 pages.