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Sculpture: Foundry

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Last updated on Sep 30, 2021

9 am-8 pm Monday-Thursday, Friday 9 am-5 pm, and 12 pm-8 pm on Sundays

Shaklee Building
Oakland Campus

As of 9/30/21, Access hours for the Metal Shop, Wood Shop, Foundry, Maker's Library are 9 am-8 pm Monday-Thursday, Friday 9 am-5 pm, and 12 pm-8 pm on Sundays.
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Hannah Tuck

Studio Operations Manager, First Year and Fine Arts

About the Sculpture: Foundry

CCA is one of the few remaining art colleges in the United States that continues to operate a traditional foundry for casting bronze, aluminum, iron, pewter, and other metals

Our facility features 90- and 60-pound capacity furnaces, large and small burn-out kilns, numerous wax-working stations, a sandblaster, patina torch, and a one-ton overhead swivel crane.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Metal

Tools and Equipment

  • Two speedy melt furnaces (90# and 60# capacity)
  • Two gas fired burn out kilns (10cu ft, 700 cu ft kiln)
  • wax working area
  • sand blaster
  • patina station
  • ceramic shell station
  • wax boil out extraction station


Various events in our shops such as orientations, holidays, and demonstrations will be posted in this calendar.