Foundry Committee

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Committees are voluntary groups, formed by members in order to achieve certain goals.
To join this committee, contact the committee chairperson. See Rules and Policies#Committees for more information.

Upcoming Events & Projects

Pottery 102: Glaze Class
Saturday, August 29th, 2015. 1pm - 3pm.
Foundry Workshop.
Class is project based where participants will be glazing a 6"x6" clay tile using a majolica style of glaze decoration. Link to the class is on the DMS calendar.
$5 material fee.


- To educate members on all things related to Kilns

- To share resources, esp knowledge, of metal casting, pottery & glass

Sand Casting


  • Chair: John Kulenschmidt
  • Nathan Jones
  • Andrew Floyd
  • John Haskins
  • Josh Masseo
  • Rashon Hogan
  • Karen Doore
  • Alyssa Pipe
  • Mikel Duke
  • Cairenn Day

Join Us

If you're a Dallas Makerspace member and would like to join the Foundry group, it's easy.

  1. Send an e-mail to [email protected] with your name and the skills you'd like to contribute.
  2. To keep up to date on plans and projects, please request to join the Foundry mailing list through Google Groups.
  3. Add your name to the "Members" section of this wiki page.

Future Projects

  • Lost wax casting
  • Glass fusing
  • Glaze

Past Events

  • 2013 Sept - Small Kiln temperature readings avail. Temps hit 1,800'.

For the medium kiln, working on replacing wiring. Large Kiln: building new stand and replacing wiring

  • 2013 August - Field trip to Master Blacksmith in Gunter, TX.
  • 2013 August - Small kiln (8"x8"x8") online. additional kilns donated.
  • 2013 August - Sand casting demo
  • 2013 Oct 20 - Sand casting day
  • 2013 Dec 15 - Sand Casting day
  • 2014 March 23 - Pottery video class
  • 2014 May 24 - Bisque fired day
  • 2014 June 1 - Sand Casting Demo
  • 2014 Aug - Pottery video / Building Stained shelves