Category Archives: Metal Arts

> 1000˚F

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[Ooops, it was a bit warmer than 800 F] Well as luck would have it Uncle Gary was cleaning up and unearthed an older steel fire extinguisher! Our foundry was complete. That night we cleaned and gutted the fire extinguisher and … Continue reading

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Family Foundry – The curing run….

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Got a a few more things done since the last post including a “dry” run tonight without a crucible (it arrives on Friday or Saturday). Below is the foundry the next morning with the blower pipe attached. I messed up the … Continue reading

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It begins again…. Schicks and Aluminum

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Tonight Nicholas, Stephen and I started to make our first backyard foundry. This one is based on Grant Thompson’s design which I felt was the safest choice for our first venture into the “molten” metal arts. Here’s Nick under the cover … Continue reading

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