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Beeswax casting, removal of beeswax from inside the casting mold

Yim In-ho, Master Typefounder, National Intangible Cultural Heritage No. 101

Cheongju Early Printing Museum

Cheongju Early Printing Museum
Cheongju, South Korea

When the mold is hardened completely from sufficient drying, the mold is put inside a kiln to melt all beeswax inside it. At this time, the kiln is heated for 5-6 hours and the temperature inside it is maintained at about 900°C.

Details

  • Title: Beeswax casting, removal of beeswax from inside the casting mold
  • Creator: Yim In-ho, Master Typefounder, National Intangible Cultural Heritage No. 101
  • Medium: Red clay, sand, bamboo

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