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Hi Kelly,

Coleman Engineering & Metals
Corp. is a scrap processor who
specializes in brass and bronze
refinery items such as slags,
skimmings, grindings, etc. Our
warehouse is at 323 S. Cesar
Chavez Blvd., Houston, TX 77011.
The office phone is 281-328-6329.
We pay competative prices for all
foundry materials. If we can
assist any of your contacts in the
art world or the foundry industry,
please do not hesitate to call.

Richard T. Coleman Jr., P.E.

is a non-settling ceramic shell
slurry when mixed with base supplies.
It is used for coating wax sculpture
and pattern forms of every size in
the Lost-Wax Ceramic Shell Bronze
Casting process. Because it is
non-settling, there is absolutely
no need to keep timed mechanical
mixers running continuously with


Bronze-Casting Foundries List
Compiled by Kelly Borsheim, Sculptor

This list is in no particular order and I have not necessarily even used some of the bronze casting foundries listed here. This information is only intended as a guide to let you know what's out there. I appreciate any comments regarding any of these companies. Thank you for visiting my site.
P. S. Click here to see a list of art suppliers, including medium (stone, clays, etc.), tools, and display equiment. And visit www.borsheimarts.com/artists.htm to see links to other artist resource pages.

Want a listing on this page? You have a better chance of getting it if you would send me the info. all typed out in the format you see on this page. This saves me a lot of time and puts me in a better mood for updating. Thank you.

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Click on their "foundries" link.
(Scroll to the bottom of the page for foundry supply links.)

  • Thomas Studio & Foundry
    10809 Crestview Dr.
    Jonestown, Texas 78645-3239
    Tel: 512-267-0051
    E-mail: jim.thomas.j@gmail.com
    NOTE: Jim Thomas is a friend of mine and a wealth of information! I have had him cast bronzes of Sharon for me.

  • Jeff Gillam: local (Bastrop, Texas) patineur and all-round good guy (& fun to work with)
    Web site: www.odsx.com; E-mail: jeffe@odsx.com

  • Pogue Sculpture Studio
    7670 Hwy 1431 East
    Marble Falls, Texas 78654
    Tel.: 1-877-267-2430
    www.danpoguesculpture.com/foundry.htm or
    E-mail: marti@danpoguesculpture.com or dan@danpoguesculpture.com
    NOTE: The Pogues (Dan and Marti) are also friends of mine (via the Texas Society of Sculptors) and have cast a couple of bronzes for me, including Reginald and Dancer. I like the stone-like patinas they have been doing. They, with their son Doug, do very good work.

  • Kassons Castings (Joe Kasson)
    201 East St. Elmo Rd.
    Austin, Texas 78745
    Tel.: (512) 447-1988
    Web site: www.kassonscastings.com
    Services: Fabrication, Mold Making, Patination, Restoration, Welding
    Processes: Ceramic Shell; Metals: Bronze, Aluminum
    E-mail: info@kassonscastings.com
    NOTE: The Kasson family are also friends and continue to cast many pieces for me, including the Shield.

  • Michael Hall's Studio Foundry
    14901 FM 150
    Driftwood, Texas 78619
    Michael Hall, Contact
    Tel.: 512-858-7067; FAX: 512-858-4689

  • Art Foundry Carpino
    4427 Steffani
    Houston, Texas 77041
    Contact: Michael Carpino
    Tel.: 713-896-9019; FAX: (same)
    Web site: Afoundry1msn.com
    Services: Mold Making, Patination
    Processes: Ceramic Shell, Solid Investment
    Metals: Bronze, Aluminum, Stainless, Iron
    E-mail: artfoundrycarpino@nstci.com

  • Farmer's Copper Industries
    202 37th Street Box 2649
    Galveston, Texas 77553

  • Hoka-Hey Art Foundry
    PO Box 88
    Dublin, Texas 76446
    Solid Investment, Vacuum casting small items in bronze

  • Southwestern Processors Co.
    PO Box 398936
    Dallas, Texas 75339-8936
    Tel.: 214-374-4611

  • The Fine Arts Foundry of Texas
    6107 W. 34th St.
    Houston, Texas 77092
    Tel.: 713-686-5567; FAX: 713-686-9327

  • Bronze Memories
    3329 Mark Rd.
    Houston, Texas 77084-4107
    Tel.: 281-492-2813 or maybe 281-444-4263 or 832-528-2445
    Web: www.bronzememories.com

  • Bryant Art Foundry
    1060 E. Reno Rd.
    Azle, TX 76020 (NW of Ft. Worth)
    Tel.: 817-444-4341
    Contact: Paul Bryant

  • Dallas Fine Arts Foundry
    1339 Plowman Ave.
    Dallas, Texas 75203
    Contact: David Spence
    Tel.: 214-943-1550

  • House Bronze Inc.
    6830 66th St.
    Lubbock, Texas 79424
    Contact: Jerry House
    Tel.: 806-794-3571; FAX: 806-798-2519

  • Mesa Bronze Art Foundry
    P.O. Box 489
    Center Point, Texas 78010-0489
    Contact: Dick Tuma

  • Reaper Minitures
    320 Smith St.
    Lewisville, Texas 75057-4068
    Tel: 214-221-2481

  • Schaefer Art Bronze, LP
    132 S. Collins
    Arlington, Texas 76010
    Tel.: 817-460-1102; FAX: 817-460-1108
    Web: Sabronze.com

    5714 Spyglass Hill Dr.
    Arlington, TX 76018
    Tel: 817-253-4289
    www.jadepatinas.com E-mail: jadepatinas@sbcglobal.net
    Contact: J.D. Flynn

  • The Art Foundry of the Gulf Coast
    725 Procter Street
    Port Arthur, Texas 77640
    Tel.: 409 983 5232
    Contact: Douglas & Julie Clark

Bronze Casting Foundries Outside of Texas:

  • The Crucible, LLC.
    110 E. Tonhawa
    Norman, Oklahoma 73069
    Tel.: 405-579-2700
    Web site: www.thecruciblellc.com (They have a terrific site, check it out!)
    Contact: Melissa Amaon at melamaon@thecrucible.com
    (KB NOTE: The Crucible, LLC. cast Together and Alone for me. Good work. Quote gives specifics on each task -- I like that.)

  • JSC Mfg., Inc.
    133 E. Main
    Wilson, OK 73463
    Tel. 580/668-2392
    Contact Jim O'Dell; Metals: Bronze, aluminum, gold, or silver; Ceramic Shell and Investment Vacuum Casting

  • Studio 3
    P. O. Box 7117
    Loveland, Colorado 80537
    Tel.: 1-970-278-9051
    E-mail Gary Duchateau at duchateau@qwest.net
    NOTE: These folks sent me a letter saying that they do sculpture resizing.

  • Art Castings of Colorado
    511 8th St. SE
    Loveland, Colorado 80537
    Tel.: 970-667-1114; Fax: 970-461-2055
    Web site: www.artcastings.com
    Contact: Tony, Maria, and Charlie

  • Nesch Foundry: been in business since 1978 and create quality brass and metal castings
    201 North Link Lane
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
    Tel.: 970-221-0787
    Web site: www.neschfoundry.com

  • Classic Bronze -- Phoenix Gallery
    610 Hwy 70 E. or mail to: P. O. Box 2070
    Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico 88346
    Tel.: 1-877-378-1416
    E-mail: classicbr@zianet.com
    Web site: www.classicbronze.com and www.phoenix-galleries.com
    NOTE: These folks sent me a nicely done brochure that shows they also have a sculpture garden in place.

  • Grail Studio Foundry
    651 Abeel St.
    Kingston, New York 12401
    Tel.: 1-845-339-6629
    E-mail: grailstudiofoundry@juno.com
    NOTE: These folks sent me a letter with map and other info.

  • New Foundry New York Inc.
    218 & 220 India St. or mail to: P. O. Box 220035
    Brooklyn, New York 11222
    Tel.: 1-718-389-8172
    E-mail: mail@newfoundryny.com
    Web site: www.newfoundryny.com
    NOTE: Owner: Paige Tooker; Ceramic shell lost wax, and resin bonded sand casting (pour capacity is 650 lbs.)

  • The Maiden Foundry
    16600 SE 362nd Dr.
    Sandy, Oregon 97055
    Tel. (toll free): 1-800-422-8852
    Web site: www.maidenfoundry.com
    Contact: Chad Scott

  • Valley Bronze of Oregon
    307 W Alder Street
    P.O. Box 669
    Joseph, Oregon 97846
    Tel.: (541) 432-7551, Fax: (541) 432-0255
    Web site: www.valleybronze.com, Email: info@valleybronze.com

  • Joseph Bronze of Oregon

  • Santiam Bronze Works: cast sculpture in bronze and aluminum using solid investment and green sand molds. We also make rubber molds and have a wax a injection machine.
    P.O. Box 2425
    Lebanon, Oregon 97355
    Telephone: 541-401-4916 or possibly: 541-451-3297
    email: Donald Eggert = donaldegger@gmail.com

  • Sincerus Bronze Art Center: Bronze fine art foundry
    6800 E. 32nd Street
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46226
    Telephone: 317-542-1200
    email: sales@SincerusArtCasting.com

  • American Fine Arts Foundry: mold making, bronze & stainless steel castings, patinas, as well as inventory management & drop shipping.
    2520 Ontario Street
    Burbank, California 91504
    Telephone: 818-848-7593
    Contact Name: Brett Barney; E-mail: brett@afafoundry.com

  • DanArtworks Foundry:
    729 Heinz Ave #10
    Berkeley, California 94710
    Tel.: (510)644-2735 Fax.: (510)644-0696
    E-mail: info@artworksfoundy.com Website: www.artworksfoundry.com

  • Andevan Bronzeworks, Inc.: Full range of bronze foundry services for artists including mold-making, lost wax casting, patinas, and shipping.
    299 S. Lake Street
    Burbank, California 91502
    Tel.: 818-841-7979
    E-mail: studio@andevan.com Website: www.Andevan.com ; www.fineartbronzefoundry.com
    Contact: Ian Killips

  • Caleco Foudry, Inc.:
    P.O. Box 1616 3210 Reesy Road
    Cody, Wyoming 82414
    Telephone: 307 587-6062
    Web site: calecofoundry.net
    Contact Name: Bucky Hall

  • Kalispell Art Casting:
    931 4th Ave East # 4
    Kalispell, Montana 59901
    Telephone: 406-755-1330
    Web site: www.kalispellartcasting.com
    Contact Name: Chrystelle

  • Baer Bronze of Utah: (Services: Full-Service including Mold Making, Wax Chasing, Casting, Welding, Metal Chasing, Patination Processes: Includes Wax, Ceramic Shell, Metalwork Metals: Bronze)
    1350 S 1700 W #3
    Springville, Utah 84663
    Tel.(toll-free): (800)404-2312, Fax: (801)489-8997
    Contact: Michael Baer
    Web site: http://www.geocities.com/baerbronze/

  • Vanguard Sculpture Services Ltd: We cast almost anything, any scale in bronze. We do ceramic shell and bonded sand investments. We also do onsite restoration and repair of sculpture.
    3374 W. Hopkins Street
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53216
    Tel. 414-444-5508
    Web: www.vanguardsculptureservices.com

  • Prometheus Foundry: 248 Walton Avenue
    Lexington, KY 40502
    Tel: Brad Connell @ (859) 255-0782
    We are a full service, non-ferrous foundry. We offer on-site mold making and can handle every aspect of your job, from enlarging to molding to delivery and installation. Or we can rough cast from your waxes. We offer ceramic shell casting or resin-bonded sand. We have a full service fabrication facility for ferrous or non-ferrous production.

  • americanbronze.com: 1650 East Lake Mary Bouldevard
    Sanford, Florida 32773
    Tel: 407-328-8090

  • Inspired Bronze Inc.: Bronze Inc. Full Service Fine Art Foundry
    1704 Langley Ave. Unit C
    Deland, Florida 32724
    Tel. 888-451-5561
    Web: www.inspiredbronze.com ; info@inspiredbronze.com

  • Vladimirs-Foundry: Foundry in Cd. Juarez Chihuahua Mexico, 10 minutes away from El Paso TX.We have more than 40 years of experience, a very good quality on our bronzes and best prices than USA, all our material come from USA
    phone and fax 01152 656-210-1214 cell 011521656-311-1205
    Edith Alvarado, Foundry Manager
    Web: www.vladimirs-foundry.com ; e-mail edith@vladimirs-foundry.com

  • Artworks Foundry c/o Aiya Jordan 729 Heinz Ave Space 10 Berkeley, CA 94710; http://www.artworksfoundry.com/tempSite2009/info/about.htm

  • Art Castings of Montana, Inc. 20900 Frontage Road C1 Belgrade, Montana 59714 Tel. (406)388-1185Web site: www.artcastmt.com
    Contact: Gary Turner (gary@artcastmt.com)

Foundries That Cast Non-bronze Materials:

  • Ace Aluminum, Brass Casting Co.
    1203 S. Industrial Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75207
    Tel.: toll free 1-800-529-8970
    Web site: www.acefoundry.com E-mail: acefoundry@aol.com
    NOTE: Family owned since 1945. Special projects welcome.

  • A-1 Master Mold & Casting Service, Inc.
    3800 Midway Place, NE, Unit H
    (A letter dated 9-19-01 from them gives another street address:)
    5930 Midway Pk. Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
    Tel.: 1-505-344-0202 or toll free 1-800-600-6653
    Web site: www.wrldcon.com/a-1/ or www.drua-1.com/a-1/ E-mail: magic@drua-1.com
    NOTE: A-1 casts "with non-toxic materials" which include Polyurethane, Crystal Clear, White Metal, and Bonded Bronze, Copper, Aluminum, Brass or Marble.

  • M & S Mfg. CO.: Alloys: Various brasses, but like to pour silicon and yellow-brass; also #356 and #713 Aluminum.
    4714 Cate Road; Strawberry Plains, Tennessee 37871
    Contact: Mike Blakley (865) 933-0291 or e-mail: msdintn@icx.net
    My little Custom Art and low-volumn foundry has been in operation since 1986, on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, here in Sevier County (Dolly Parton Country).

  • Excel-Cast Inc.: Fine art and commercial resin casting solutions. Mold-making.
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Web site: www.excel-cast.com

  • Meisner Acrylic Casting: translucent sculpture
    115 Schmitt Blvd., Farmingdale, New York 11735
    Tel. 800-8535-ART, 631-777-1711
    Web site: www.meisnerart.com/foundry.htm

  • Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry: Full service foundry and metal fabrication facility 60 miles from NYC. Services include enlarging, mold making, lost wax casting, finishing, fabrication, engineering and installation. Casting in Bronze, White Bronze, Aluminum , Stainless Steel, Copper, Silver
    453 Route 17K
    Rock Tavern, New York 12575
    Tel. (845) 567-9464
    Web site: www.polichtallix.com ; email info@polichtallix.com

Foundry Supply:

  • Shellspen.com: ceramic shell investment molds for bronze casters
    Contact: President Sean Colson, e-mail: shellspen@shellspen.com
    Tel.: (941) 951-2545 or FAX: (941) 496-7575 Fax
    Description: SHELLSPEN SUSPENSION SYSTEM is a non-settling ceramic shell slurry when mixed with base supplies. It is used for coating wax sculpture and pattern forms of every size in the Lost-Wax Ceramic Shell Bronze Casting process.

  • GT Products: a silicone manufacture that is custom formulating silicone for the foundry industry
    Contact: Darrell Kirby, e-mail: darrell@gtproducts.com

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  • Deep in the Heart Art Foundry
    405 Jackson Street
    Bastrop, Texas 78602
    Tel.: 512-321-7868
    NOTE: Co-owner Clint Howard and his crew have cast the bronzes of Ten, Valentine, Jennifer for me. This is the foundry closest to my studio. -- >