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How to build your own sand casting box

In response tothis question by scottiblasto on process.arts YouTube Channel "I would love to see a video on how to make the actual wooden box for the sand to go in. Anyone know of where to find such a video?" Please see the following info sheets. How to build your own sand casting box, Here are some basic instructions of how to create the box used in the sand casting process - see videos here - http://process.arts.ac.uk/category/discipline/fine-art/sculpture/sand-casting

Sand casting box 1

A Simple sand box

For a sand mould from a small pattern

box size about 15cm X 30cm - allowing for 50mm of sand surrounding the pattern

Materials - Wood e.g. plywood or board, floor board or plank minimum thickness 18mm.

Screws

Tools Saw, drill, screwdriver, clamps, a square and a pencil. Small drill bit for pilot holes.

 

Sand casting box 1

Sand casting box 1

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