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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

  • 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
  • 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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