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Introduction to Sand Casting

This is a one day workshop offered both weekdays and weekends. 

What You Will Learn

Casting metal in to moulds made of sand is a useful process with many applications.  The goal of this workshop is to provide an overview of the sand casting process, equipment and materials and through completion of an actual casting give the novice confidence to further explore this technique.

 Topics include:

  • Safe work practices
  • Alloys for casting
  • Types of sand
  • Making a basic (one-sided) model
  • Building a flask
  • Making a mould
  • Small scale melting furnaces
  • Finishing the cast

 Who Should Attend

Hobbyists, do-it-yourselfers, artists and the just plain curious will find this a great learning experience.  Whether you expect to pursue casting further or not, you’ll have fun and take home a long-lasting object of your own making. No experience necessary

Course Fee $165.00 includes all materials, supplies and HST

Dates

April 18 - Postponed

9 am to 5 pm each day

To register call  (519) 658 - 7536  or email

Terms

Maximum 4 students per class.  Full payment of $165.00 is required to reserve your place.  Date changes and cancellations allowed up to 14 days prior to start date.  Changes and refunds subject to a $35.00 fee.  No refunds within 14 days of start date.

 

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