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Carving Hardwood for Sand Casting

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side

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Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
At 92nd St
New York, New York 10128
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Room: S353, 3rd Fl, S Bldg
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this wood carving class:

Learn how to use jewelry tools to create beautiful objects from hardwood, and then use those same objects as molds for casting metal in sand.

This workshop is the perfect way to try out a versatile set of new creative skills and test your ideas using tools you already know.

Material fee:

Material fee of $25 includes wood for carving and bronze casting grain. 

Required supplies to purchase: 

  • Silver casting grain (optional) 50g each student (OR silver scrap with NO solder) 
  • 4/0, #1, #7 saw blades 
  • Sand paper, a variety in different grits for example 320, 220, 120 (more or less) 
  • Needle files 
  • Regular Files-
    **dust masks** This is a must (Good Quality) 
  • Burrs if you have them particularly: 
  • Typhoon (http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?cat=1,130,43409&p=69808-77J50.06 
  • Apron 
  • Close-toed shoes 
  • Your regular jewelry tool kit

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Refund Policy
Refund Policies:
92nd Street Y is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.
There are no refunds for outings, classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester.
If you are unable to attend, you may contact Customer Service prior to the first date for a receipt that enables you to claim your contribution as a tax-deductible gift.
Unless otherwise noted in program description, the following schedule applies to programs which meet three times or more per semester:
  • To receive a 100% refund, written request must be received 2 weeks prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 75% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 50% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the second session.
  • After that, refunds cannot be granted.
All refund requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service. Refunds are computed from the date written notice is received.
To receive a refund, you must enclose the original of your confirmation letter.
Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your refund request. Processing fees, membership fees, auditions fees and class or exercise cards are not refundable. No cash refunds.

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