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Casting

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side

(490)
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Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
At 92nd St
New York, New York 10128
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Klaus Bürgel

What you'll learn in this casting class:


Before jewelers and metalsmith started to form metal by hammer they used all sorts of heat resistant materials to make molds to pour metal into.

These technique is widely known as gravity casting and has been practiced all around the world with various degree of refinement. In this hands on workshop become acquainted with some of the techniques most commonly used in jewelry: Sand and Cuttlefish bone casting. Learn about melting points, mold making, sprue -size, venting gates, preparation of ingots and set up of a safe and efficient work place. Plan to make a piece or two from each technique all welcome!

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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.
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  • After that, refunds cannot be granted.
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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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