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Workshops

Mould-Making Shop


Supported Processes
  • Body moulds using: plaster bandages, alginate and plaster bandages, skin sage silicone and plaster bandages
  • Moulds of objects or clay pieces using plaster, silicone and urethane
  • Casting in body moulds or object moulds using plaster, silicone, urethane rubber or resins
  • Casting in Forton and creating fake marble and bronze finishes using metal powders and pigments
  • Expanding or reducing objects with materials such as Expandit or Reducit
     

Wood Shop


Equipment
  • Table saw
  • Chop saw
  • Jointer
  • Thickness planer
  • Band saws
  • A wide assortment of power and hand tools
  • Tool lending service available with presentation of a Concordia student card
     
Availability
  • Appointments recommended, walk in’s accepted depending on volume of students using the shop.
  • Though we are labeled as a wood shop the technician has a respectable knowledge of other materials and methods.
  • All projects must be course related.
     

Foundry/Metal Shop


Supported Processes
  • Lost wax casting in bronze and aluminum
  • MIG welding in steel, stainless steel and bronze
  • TIG welding in steel, aluminum and bronze
  • Plasma cutting
  • Brazing, cutting and heating with oxyacetylene
     
Shop equipment also includes:
  • Manual floor model sheer
  • Manual floor model bending brake
  • Drill press
  • Bandsaw
  • Various small power tools and hand tools.
     
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