May Workshops at Leitrim Sculpture Centre

Make Your Own Casting Facility Workshop

Participants will learn how to make their own casting facility and areas covered include furnace building, metal sourcing and equipment making. No frills budget casting for the home caster with a big emphasis on safety and good practice.
Nick Hughes is a master foundry man who has worked for many years across all aspects of mouldmaking and casting processes. He lives in Manorhamilton and is based at Leitrim Sculpture Centre.

Dates: Sat 6 May
Times: 10am-5pm
Fee: €60


Wood Construction Workshop with David Spence

The aim of this workshop is to make either a workbench/banker or a treadle lathe from working drawings. This includes complex jointing, de-constructive jointing with mixed materials, understanding the requirements for exterior wood products and the safe use of hazardous chemicals. Students should come with sturdy boots.
David Spence is a filmmaker and Sculptor based in the Sculpture Centre working in a variety of medias. He has a professional background in model engineering and pattern making. www.davidspence.info.

Dates: Sat 13 and Sun 14 May
Times: 10am-5pm
Fee: €190


Woodturning Workshop with David Spence

This workshop covers spindle turning through demonstration and practical work and participants will be given a good grounding in the primary woodturning techniques.
David Spence is a filmmaker and Sculptor based in the Sculpture Centre working in a variety of medias. He has a professional background in model engineering and pattern making. www.davidspence.info.

Dates: Sat 13 and Sun 14 May
Times: 10am to 5pm
Fee: €160

Location: Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, North County Leitrim
Booking: Call 071 985 5098 or email info@leitrimsculpturecentre.ie
Leitrim Sculpture Centre have rooms to rent at €25 per night for the duration of workshops.
http://www.leitrimsculpturecentre.ie

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