Metal

Sand casting metal

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Processes

Injection Moulding so, so cool

Injection moulding is a manufacturing process for producing parts by injecting molten material into a mould. Injection moulding can be performed with a host of materials mainly including metals, (for which the process is called die-casting), glasses, elastomers, confections, and most commonly thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers. Material […]

Processes

Spin Casting

Spin casting, also known as centrifugal rubber mold casting (CRMC), is a method of utilizing centrifugal force to produce castings from a rubber mold. Typically, a disc-shaped mold is spun along its central axis at a set speed. The […]

Processes

Blow Moulding

Blow molding (BrE moulding) is a specific manufacturing process by which hollow plastic parts are formed and can be joined together: It is also used for forming glass bottles or other hollow shapes. In general, there are three main types of […]

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Candle making

Candle making was developed independently in many places throughout history.[1]   Candle moulding machine in Indonesiacirca 1920 Candles were used by the early Greeks to honour the goddess Artemis’ birth on the sixth day of every lunar month. Candles were made […]

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Appliqué Fabric work

An appliqué is ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric in different shapes and patterns are sewn or stuck onto a larger piece to form a picture or pattern. This technique is very common in some kinds […]

Craft

Basket making

Basket weaving (also basketry or basket making) is the process of weaving or sewing pliable materials into two- or threedimensional artefacts, such as mats or containers. Craftspeople and artists specialised in making baskets are usually referred to as basket makers and basket weavers. Basketry is made from […]

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Batik

Batik (Javanese: ꦧꦠꦶꦏ꧀, Javanese pronunciation: [ˈbaʈeʔ]; Indonesian: [ˈbatɪk]) is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique originated from Indonesia. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting (Javanese: […]

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Bead Making

Glass beads can be made in various ways. The beads illustrated below are blown using a naked flame, using coloured rods, streamers and frits. Glass beads can be pressed, drawn or formed over a mandrill. […]

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Beadwork

Africa is well known for its traditional beadwork. The Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and San have done fine beadwork for millenia. SOme of this beadwork is highly collectable. However, in North America the beadwork of their […]