For instance, who made stone moulds used to cast pewter and perhaps bronze items? Having had a skim through several sources of information about stone moulds, such as the Museum of London books, the Historical Metallurgy Society journals and excavation reports, I can’t find anything about this question. 668 more words
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The of exploration areas in the game left many with a bad taste in their mouths. Whether you used them for duty officer missions, to acquire resources, or to simply fulfill an existential need that Star Trek must have exploration… 657 more words
For 7 years now I have been thinking about all aspects of how medieval craftsmen made objects out of bronze or pewter. The method of manufacture of some objects is obvious, from the excavated stone moulds for pewter badges through to the methods of making bells, which are recorded in detail in the 12th and 16th centuries, with nothing much changing in between. 1,123 more words
So here is some footage from my first run of the homemade mini foundry.
Oh and if you happen to have a steel fire extinguisher laying around that is about 3 inches in diameter, and you don’t need it any longer, I will pay shipping if you empty it and send it to me! 152 more words
Here is the first few minutes of footage from our thesis project, dealing with aluminum sand casting processes. We built our own foundry, NBD.
Most of the footage doesn’t actually feature our large furnace, because we didn’t have enough people to safely run it the day we shot this video. 86 more words