Explore the basics of foundry work with an overview of the iron casting process step by step. This three-part class introduces foundry processes, including plasteline and wax pattern-working, sand molds and metal casting. This workshop results in one medium scale object or several small scale objects of your design cast in iron. Workshops take place on Thursdays and Fridays from 4-7pm and all molds are cast the following Saturday. Final cast items can be picked up the following Sunday.
Foundry 1 workshops include up to 250lbs of sand and corresponding chemical. Weeklong intensive workshops include up to 500lbs of sand and corresponding chemical. Sand and chemical needs beyond this allotted amount are available for $.25/lbs.