This workshop features extended shop time on site and in-depth instruction and/or assistance catered to the needs of each individual. Participants will have the chance to learn and experiment with various pattern-making materials and create numerous large and complex multi-part sand molds. Prior experience/Intro to Iron Casting is recommended. Registration includes access to the Carrie Furnaces foundry daily between 10am – 7pm and the ultimate experience of participating in an iron pour from a coke fired cupola—just like the historic furnaces on site!
Intro to Iron 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. Waste removal and foundry consumables are included in this price.