The following treatment refers to the "Wheelhouse" sculpture exhibition which took place in the Flor Y Canto gallery in the School of Art, Design and Art History at San Diego State University. The exhibit was installed 1-6 December, 2007. Alternate mold making strategies, materials and issues bearing upon the resulting iron castings are discussed. Ideas relative to making art from the world around us are considered and linked to important figures in contemporary art history. Deconstruction of common studio foundry process is explored and elaborated on. Arguments are made supporting autonomy, authority, and authenticity of the deconstructed elements of studio iron casting. Conference and symposia related to the global iron casting discourse are described and discussed. Process elements of the iron casting discourse that are not commonly considered are revealed and detailed. The slides, an appendix to the project, are available for viewing at the Slide Library in the School of Art, Design and Art History.