Create a Metalcasting Foundry in Your Garage – David Cole

David’s pitch:

I’ve recently discovered sand-casting, which is a very cheap and very awesome way of casting metal parts at home. You can make your own car parts, robot parts, science projects or artistic sculptures – anything!

About David Cole

David Cole - Ignite Seattle 9During the day, you can find David at Phinney Bischoff Design House where he works as a graphic designer. David creates and sells jewelry on the side – including goldsmithing and custom engagement rings, you can find more about his work at at and in his Flickr feed.

You can find David on Twitter @davidscole.

Veronica Sopher – Jewelry: It’s What Geeks Know!

Veronica’s pitch:

Elizabeth Taylor and Ivanka Trump may have their own jewelry lines, but it’s geeks like you/us who are the experts in jewelry. Yes, it takes a real geek to know jewelry, cut through the salesperson’s bs, and shop like a pro. Let me show you why.

About Veronica Sopher

Veronica Sopher - Ignite Seattle 8During the day, Veronica is on the merchandising team at Ben Bridge Jeweler. She also serves at the community director of Social Media Club Seattle.

You can find Veronica on her blog and on Twitter (@Shih_Wei)