Learn how to make a two-part mold using an oil bonded sand known as green sand. Saturday morning will be spent learning the process and making a switch plate light cover. The remaining time will give you access to all of the Museum's patterns and our experienced instructors knowledge to explore all that green sand casting has to offer. Expect to leave with multiple castings.
Don't miss out on early bird registration for Forging on the River 2017! Forging on the River is a weekend conference with a pre-conference workshop hosted by the Metal Museum. In addition to the chance to learn from an internationally recognized Master Blacksmith, Forging on the River provides metalsmiths and enthusiasts the opportunity to network, exchange ideas and work collaboratively on projects, while enjoying the Metal Museum exhibitions and grounds.
The 3rd Annual Foundry Invitational and River Exhibition (F.I.R.E.), including foundry workshops, a slide lecture, an opportunity to participate in an iron pour. This year’s guest artist for F.I.R.E. is James Wade Jr., Lecturer/ Researcher at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Wade will teach a pre-conference workshop, May 17-19, on techniques for utilizing 3D modeling and printing to invest into ceramic