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...glass casting continues!

 

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2hrs at 850° C when everything is glowing red hot, then venting the kiln to rapidly cool it down to 480° C. 40 more hours of cooling after which I’ll find out whether all this led to any interesting results—or not.

 

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Here is the inside of the kiln. The forms at the bottom, buttressed with bricks and flower pots as crucibles with the black glass inside. Next: bringing these babies up to 850° C!

 

wax_stillOK, remember those plaster forms—with the wax iPhone still inside? What you’re seeing here is not a DIY distillery, it’s my not-so-fancy, but effective setup for steaming out the wax.