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5. - The Wax Model

Liquid wax is then poured into the prepared mould, this produces an identical copy of the original model.  To this are added wax "spigots" which in the next phase will create extra paths and channels for the bronze to flow to eliminate any voids or air pockets.

"The more the marble wastes, the more the statue grows" – Michelangelo
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