3-D MOLD MAKING

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Expand your portfolio - and your profits - by going 3-D.

The possibilities of concrete are endless. Yet too many pros are limiting themselves to competing against granite with boring, flat slabs and integral sinks (fabric formed or not), because they don’t have the confidence to take concrete to the next dimension – going 3-D!

If you can dream it, you can create it with concrete – but only if you can figure out how to make the mold.

Go beyond flat slabs and the occasional fabric formed sink. Once you understand the fundamental mold making principles and structural considerations involved in 3-D molds, you can confidently create an endless variety of shapes for furniture, fire pits and more.

Wow your clients and satisfy your creativity like never before. Learn truly 3-D mold making that will allow you to remove all limits on your creativity, with confidence. Your concrete creations will never be the same old same old again.

Tuition: $995 ($795 for CCI alumni)

Schedule: Wednesday – June 5 in London, ON and June 19 in Raleigh, NC

Registration: Click here to register with only a $500 deposit, fully refundable if your plans change!

Other classes: This class follows the 2-day GFRC & Fabric Forming class. The next class is the 2-day Advanced Finishes with ECC, where you will cast amazing concrete creations using the molds you just made. Ready to make the leap? Register for all 5 days of intensive training, save $$$ AND get a complete turnkey business system!

 

Confidently create a wide variety of 3-D shapes.

Expand your portfolio with furniture, fire pits, and more.

Express your creativity in ways you never thought possible – while making money doing it.

What will I learn?

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You must already be proficient in basic (simple boxes) mold making using melamine and have woodworking skills with power tools such as table saws, chop saws, etc.

In this class, we will start the day by introducing the design of the concrete creation and its mold, plus the joint layout and cut sheets. We will make one large, complex, 3-dimensional mold that incorporates a variety of concepts such as curves, angles and connections. The mold will use melamine plus various essential materials such as foam, flexible plastic, fiberglass, etc.

The project will illustrate the fundamental principles of 3-D mold making and the importance of precision and detail. You will go home able to create far more than just a copy of what we did in class.

What you will learn:

  • Mold design considerations based on the look you’re trying to achieve and the mix you’re using
  • How to build complex 3-dimensional molds using simple materials such as melamine, foam, and flexible plastic
  • How to take a project from concept to finished

What you will receive:

  • The 80-page Sinks & Molds textbook covering mold making principles as well as various materials and techniques including rubber
  • 3.5 hours of online seminars covering 3-D mold making for both GFRC and Precast projects
  • Detailed information and plans for ramp and vessel sinks, fire features, lounge chairs and more: Ramp Sink Plans, Vessel Sink Plans, Fire Features Online Training, Ridge Fire Pit Plans, Crater Fire Pit Plans, Cube Table Base Plans, Lounge Chair Plans
  • A diploma
  • Post-class support

How can I learn so much in just 1 day?

A cleverly designed project that illustrates the principles you are learning, plus supporting reference materials. You won’t go home wondering, “What just happened?”, with nothing but a brochure and a certificate to show for it.

Do I get to take anything home?

This class creates molds only, so there are no concrete creations to take home. However, if you stay for the next 2 days for Advanced Finishes with ECC, you may be able to take home a completed concrete project made with the mold you helped create.

How is this class different?

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Isn’t fabric forming all I need to know?

NO! Fabric forming allows you to create some really sexy shapes, but the truth is that the majority of creative 3-dimensional projects you dream up will require mold-making using a variety of techniques and materials, especially melamine and flexible plastic. Training on these fundamentally useful 3-D mold making techniques and materials is essential for building your business on a solid foundation.

What are some other reasons I should take this class?

1. This is the only class that will teach you what you really need to know to be truly proficient in 3-D mold making. You need it!

2. The CCI difference:

CCI is 100% dedicated to training and support, and we have almost 15 years of experience running classes full time. We provide top quality training and support. CCI alumni have proved over and over that CCI training WORKS. As Jeff says, “I don’t need to brag about my own accomplishments, when so many of my alumni all over the world have used CCI training to build a foundation that made them successful.” That’s the real proof that training is worthwhile. See the proof here.

3. Practical considerations of the ease of travel, plus the class experience:

Consider also when choosing a class, the ease of travel to the friendly and fun town of Raleigh, NC. Our shop and the recommended hotel in downtown Raleigh are located an easy 20-minute drive or $40 cab ride from the airport. Experience a fun town with a vibrant downtown scene. In downtown Raleigh there are 90 bars and restaurants within walking distance from the hotel. Click here for more information about accommodations and things to do in Raleigh.

Our London, ON location is also convenient to travel to, with a local airport, and has a wide selection of dining and entertainment options.

When, where, and cost?

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When and where is this class offered?

This class is offered approximately quarterly in Raleigh, NC and London, ON. The next dates are June 5, 2019 in London, ON and June 19, 2019 in Raleigh, NC.

How much does it cost?

$995 for new students, $795 for CCI alumni. Click here to register.

Breakfast, hot lunch and all class materials (textbook, mix calculator, videos and more) are included, plus all the benefits listed above.

We have a great hotel deal in the heart of downtown Raleigh for only $87 per night. For dinner, you will enjoy sharing meals, drinks and stories with all the other students at any of the 90 restaurants and bars located within walking distance of the hotel.

Our London, ON hotel is conveniently located only 2 km from the shop and offers an affordable $110 CAD including free hot breakfast, free parking and free wi-fi. Many popular restaurants are located within minutes of the hotel.

What’s the class size?

Limited to 12 students.

Who should take this class?

You must already be proficient in basic mold making using melamine and carpentry skills using power tools. You should be a concrete countertop professional interested in expanding your business. This class is not for do-it-yourselfers. Consider the Level 1 self-study course instead.

How do I sign up?

Click here to register for the next class.