January 2012: Sandcasting Workshop

June 07, 2012

A very enjoyable workshop! Casting is a "hit or miss' process, so there is always the element of surprise when you have cast in silver and open your mould...

Here are a few images from the day.


Making the mould.


Removing the original item from the mould, before casting in silver.


Heating the silver.


The molten silver.


Some of the castings before filing or cleaning up.


A silver tag.

 


Silver key.