Casting Without Wax and Metal Forming

143,00 

In this exciting Casting Without Wax and Metal Forming class, we will explore the many ways you can melt your scrap silver to cast new forms to use to make jewelry. We will explore casting techniques to include water casting, pine needle casting, rock and salt crystal casting, casting in charcoal and other carved materials and sand casting. We will also how to raise a small bowl with a hammer and how to make a simple raised design with a pitch pot and chasing tools. Hope you will join me for this online course on Casting Without Wax and Metal Forming!!

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Intro and bio
  • Class outline and expectations
  • Types of casting – wax and no wax and differences
  • Tools used for casting without wax
  • Creating a seasoned crucible

Class 02:

  • Broom casting

Class 03:

  • Salt and/or rock casting

Class 04:

  • Water casting

Class 05:

  • Cuttlebone casting

Class 06:

  • Making jewelry with castings

Class 07:

  • Forming metal using a pitch pot and chasing tools

Class 08:

  • Forming with stakes and hammers
  • Kinds of stakes
  • Kinds of hammers
  • Demonstrating raising and forming bracelets and other shapes
  • Demonstrating annealing

Class 09:

  • Fold forming
  • How to make simple folds in metal to create pattern and design
  • Vertical fold
  • Horizontal fold
  • Diagonal fold
  • How and when to anneal
  • How to form a bracelet around a mandrel

BONUS!

  • Bonus class: Sand casting
  • Bonus item: Materials list
  • Bonus item: Sand casting step-by-step handout

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Casting Without Wax and Metal

Time table:
9 hours

Level:
Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Jewelry makers, anyone who loves silversmithing, jewelry making, or want to start a new hobby or career

Main objective:
Learn how to cast new forms out of scrap silver to make jewelry.

Prerequisite:
None

Additional information

Language

English

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