>Charcoal and Copper

>Isn’t the internet great? When I was a student 20 years ago the internet was basically user-groups. Now, with everything else, the most useful bits are sometimes forums and yahoo! groups. I’ve just been told that my aluminium will flow better with 5%-6% copper added to make an alloy. That’s just saved me a lot… Continue reading >Charcoal and Copper

>Introduction

>Hi Finally I’ve got a bit of peace and quiet to properly explain what this blog is for. I have this project to investigate whether it would be possible to cast my own statues out of molten aluminium from drinks cans. I’ve already started and have comments spread between different forums and Flickr. So I’ve… Continue reading >Introduction

>Pure metal

> Pure metalOriginally uploaded by graham_h_miller This is the final outcome that I wanted from stage one – pure metal to go into a crucible for stage two.

>Hello

>An initial test post before I start to pull together all the information about this project. Probably when the children are asleep!