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looking for mold making intern

updated wed 29 nov 00


mptw on tue 28 nov 00


The internship, geared towards undergraduate ceramic majors is designed to
provide a solid introduction to plaster mold making. The intern will
assist in the mixing and pouring of plaster production molds. The intern
will learn about proper plaster mixing and pouring, appropriate release
agents, and estimation of amounts needed. They will be taught how to
produce plaster molds. Problems and solutions will also be discussed.

As their final project, the student will be required to produce on their
own time, a design, prototype, plaster block mold, plaster master mold,
rubber mold, production mold and finished ceramic product made from
production mold.

The internship runs from Jan 4 - 31, 2001. The intern and moldmaker will
meet every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1 - 5 p.m. Students may
be able to arrange credit at their college or university for this
experience. Please contact Adam Zayas at the Moravian Pottery & Tile Works
if interested. 130 Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 215.345.6722