Free Metal Etching Tutorial – Happy New Year!
Remember I said there would be a catch when it came to this freebie tutorial? Here it is - If you are not already a subscriber of my blog, now’s the time to take the plunge! I ask that you subscribe yourself and share this blog with as many friends as you think appropriate. That…
Making Boxes From Soda Cans
This shiny little box was made from a soda can. You don't need much to pull this off; an aluminum can, sand paper, scissors, a ballpoint pen, a straight edge, and some time. The embossing is done with...
How to Solder Copper to Silver, Brass and More | Interweave
Learn everything you need to know about how to solder copper into silver, brass and more with metalsmithing expert Lexi Erickson.
How to Make the Metal Melter
How to Make the Metal Melter: In this project you'll learn step by step how to modify a microwave oven transformer into a high-current device that can pump out 800 amps of electrical current. If you liked the Metal Melter you saw in a previous project, here's how you can make…
Very Simple Aluminum Furnace
YES I KNOW I SHOULD HAVE WORN SHOES. Any shoe-related comments will be deleted so don't waste your time. In today's video I'll show you how I built a very cr...
Building Propane Forge Burners
I built these burners using designs from Hagerson Forge. There is detailed instruction for how to build propane forge burners on this webpage as well. Materials for burners and manifold: QTY: Description: (2) 3/4" x 8" Pipe Nipple (2) 1 1/2" to 3/4 Reducing Coupling (2) 1 1/2" Connection (for choke assembly) (2) 3/4" Stainless steel flares (Zoeller Forge) QTY: Description: (1) 1/4" to 1/8" Adapter (1) 1/8" T (2) 1/8" x 1 1/2" Pipe Nipple (3) 1/8" x 1" Pipe Nipple (2) 1/8" Ball Valve (2) 1/8"…
General Steps to Sand Casting
General Steps to Sand Casting: After reading this short set of instructions you will be able to: >Understand the basics of sand casting >Make your own molds >Make a sand casted object in a safe manner
Home | Lost & Foundry - Affordable Sand Casting Supplies
"Green" sand casting is the most affordable method to reproduce items in metal. Our supplies and furnaces are being used around the world!
More homemade shop equipment. - WeldingWeb™ - Welding forum for pros and enthusiasts
It has been a while since I posted anything so here goes. Welding positioner with a 1/2" x 12" platen. It is basically a beefed up version of the Atlas® brand that is used at work. The frame is 1" sq. 16 ga. wall along with 1/4" x 4" and 1/4" x 6" flat skinned with 20 gauge.
Casting into Cuttle Bone This beginner tutorial shows closeup photos of the process of casting into cuttle bone. It also discusses different torch types for casting. You can use old jewelry or fired pieces of metal clay silver to make something new! Go to my website to view a sample of this tutorial.
Homemade induction furnace melting steel
This furnace was used to melt steel and raise the carbon content to cast iron level so I could make model steam engine parts.
Aluminium Casting Foundry
Aluminium Casting Foundry: Making a foundry for melting aluminium (Aluminum for the US) out of a 13kg propane gas bottle why am I making an instructable that many people have already done? well I thought it was an amazing Idea but I feel there was some room for better docume…