I have been hand carving wax for 40 years, including 18 years as a model maker for the jewelry industry. In this paper I’ll go over some basics and a few wax carving projects, sharing techniques and approaches I wish I had known when I started.
You’ve carved a few waxes or made a piece in metal that you want to mold and have cast. Now what do you do? If you’re new to the business or this is your first time working with a caster, it can be confusing.