Saturday, November 10, 2007

Pouring Molten Aluminum

Just in case you'd like to experience this for yourself, our talented foundry instructorr, JC Christy will be happy to show you the way. Call the shop to sign up for your own adventures today! (269) 345 - 7285

Beginning Aluminum Casting

Winter II Dates: Dec 4 thru Jan 8
Winter III Dates: Jan 15 thru Feb 5

Meets on Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm for 4 weeks
Instructor: JC Christy
Classroom: Lower Level
Students will learn the basics of mold making for the foundry, as well as foundry safety & molten metal handling. Embrace the fundamentals of mold making, design principles, & pattern creation while you carve a variety of beautiful designs onto pre made resin bonded sand molds. Students will make a “Doodle” bowl, a light switch cover, & a block tile inscribed with a variety of unique designs. Safety gear provided.
Experience Level: Novice to Intermediate
$195.00 10 days prior to start date, $215.00 late registration.
Materials: $3.00 lb aluminum (over 6 lbs) $.30 lb resin sand (over 20 lbs)