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Intro to Casting - Weekend Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of casting aluminum in this weekend workshop!

Intro to Casting - Weekend Workshop
Intro to Casting - Weekend Workshop

Time & Location

Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – Apr 21, 2024, 4:00 PM

Birmingham, 20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222, USA

About the event

Learn the basics of casting aluminum in this weekend workshop, taught by Sloss’ Metal Artists! Participants will have the choice of lightswitch plate or trinket dish. Our artists will help you make it your own by sculpting wax decorations, adding found objects, or even carving directly into the molds. Once completed, our team will help you cast your creation in aluminum! By the end of the workshop, participants will have learned basic sculpting, moldmaking, and casting processes. All materials and tools will be provided.

This workshop is for all skill levels, no experience necessary.

This workshop is from 10:00-4:00PM, Saturay and Sunday.

This workshop is available for participants aged 16+ (a parent or legal guardian must be available to sign the waiver). Please contact us for information regarding younger participants.

Safety Policy:

Please come prepared to get a little dirty work with hot materials! This means closed toed shoes, preferably leather boots, pants, and mostly natural fiber clothing (no leggings or highly synthetic materials). If you have questions regarding appropriate clothing, please contact us.

We will provide you with safety glasses, jackets, gloves, and all special PPE needed for the workshop or class. When you arrive, you will need to sign a waiver in order to participate.

If you are unable to participate in the workshop due safety concerns, you may be refunded 50% or rescheduled for another workshop.

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Cancellations are eligible for a full refund until 3 days from the event. Cancellations made within 3 days of the event will be refunded 50% of the cost. No shows without prior notice are not eligible for refunds.


  • Intro to Casting Weekend

    +$11.25 service fee



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