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lost wax casting Answered

newkidontheblock. looking for authentic instuctions how to go about making lost wax castings of chess pieces (in aluminium )dozens of them ????

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jtobako

10 years ago

Well, look up lost wax and aluminum casting : ( Since you don't say that you made the original pattern, look up ethics and copyright infringement : ( Other than that, google "My Heap" as most likely to have both in the same spot. Be aware that aluminum isn't usually cast with lost wax, the sprue would have to be rather large to overcome surface tension which would make the casting investment expensive or require some form of spin-casing machine (or skill). When you know more (ie have done SOME homework), come back for better answers : )

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Weissensteinburg

10 years ago

Are you trying to make aluminum replicas from wax molds, or wax replicas from aluminum molds?