Danny Wade and Ken Burwell | Sand Cast Rings with Appliques | Monday, January 31, 2022 and Tuesday, February 1, 2022 | 6 pm until 9 pm

$185.00

Sand casting is a versatile skill that can help you create your own, one-of-a-kind designs.

Rapid manufacture of designs in a small studio space without the need for a large casting operation.

This class will be over two evenings and in two parts to help students get the most understanding out of how to make a wearable ring with appliqués in a step-by-step manner.

Day-One will focus on proper methods of precise sand casting of the ring templates and getting a finished model produced.

On Day-Two, students will be sand casting the applique  as well as clean up, soldering and finalizing the casting pieces!

Only 2 left in stock

Description

Instructors: Danny Wade and Ken Burwell

Date of Class: Monday, January 31, 2022 and Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Time: 6 pm until 9 pm

Class Fee: $185

Level: Beginner to Advanced

Type: A Project and Technique Workshop

KIT FEE: $95 *

*depending on spot price and may fluctuate

KIT INCLUDES

1.25 oz Sterling silver casting grain

Delft clay/sand

Talc

Plastic puddy scrapper

use of all Danny’s and studio tools and equipment

INSTRUCTOR WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING FOR USE IN CLASS

Ferro Valley stamps

master set of “Epic Adventures” stamps

Flask stands

Crucible

Electric melting furnace

Impression patterns for casting

Brushes

Hammers

Soldering stations

Pickle pots

Quench bowls

STUDENT SUPPLIES LIST

bring anything you would like to use to cast your ring – organic or inorganic items – the size is determined by the overall end-product of the ring you envision (Ken and Danny will have items too – but you can personalize your ring to meet your vision if you bring your own)

flat nose pliers

flush cut pliers/snips

hand files coarse or medium  half inch wide  round, triangle, flat and square needle files  round, triangle, flat and square

steel wool  #000

Scotchbrite pad green

bench pin with clamp to attach to table

compass/divider

inkpad

jeweler’s saw and blades (#2/0 and #1)

beeswax or Burlife

hand metal shears  /snips

soldering pick

soldering tweezers 3

copper tongs

bezel rocker or burnisher

rawhide, nylon or rubber mallet

fine point sharpie marker

6 inch ruler or caliper

scribe

steel hammer – 2 lb or so

steel bench block minimum 4×4

safety glasses

handy flux for silver brazing

flux brush

super easy to hard solder – all grades

Silicone carbide wheels with mandrel for Foredom – medium and coarse

close-toed shoes

safety glasses

OPTIONAL SUPPLIES

Work light and extension cord

Magnification if required

Instructor Email Address

Danny: ferrovalleytool@gmail.com

Ken: KenjFaller@gmail.com

Instructor Website

Danny: ferrovalleytool.com

Ken: facebook.com/ShastaGemstones