Teen Green Sand Workshop

with Abby Clabaugh


In this 2 day workshop students are introduced to the green sand molding process used with a metalcasting facility. Discussion will include: basic terminology, types of sands used to make green sand molds, the mold making-process, using and maintaining process equipment, and considerations for identifying casting defects.

Students will learn  the basics of molding with green sand as well as creating a simple, draftable pattern of their own to cast in aluminum. Safe furnace operation and metal pouring procedure will also be covered.

Class participants will learn to:

Use the various types of green sand molding raw materials and equipment appropriately and safely.Prepare simple green sand molds and discuss how to meet quality specifications.Examine molds and castings for defects and determine the corrective action needed.Describe the important safety measures and operating practices during the production of green sand molds.

Stonybrook Metal Arts & Sculpture School

(617) 522-3331
24 Porter Street Jamaica Plain
BOSTON, MA 02130
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