Sand-Casting Glass with Scott Jensen


This post details the process of sand-casting a glass face to be put into a carved wooden panel by Scott Jensen.

Step 1: The original wood sculpture is carved.

Step 2: The Original carved face is coated with graphite.

Step 3: The carved face is pressed into a sand/ cornmeal mixture

Step 4: The face can be pressed multiple times, resulting in a tray of multiple molds.

Step 5: Carbonizing the molds

Step 6: Molten glass is ladled from the furnace.

Step 7: Pouring molten glass into the molds.

Step 8: The glass sets in the molds.

Step 9: The glass is cast, ground, polished and inset into the carved Sisiutl Panel.