I started casting aluminum in 2015, after doing extensive research into the subject. Although it can be annoying at times, it is completely worth it when I successfully cast something. Plus, it is a ton of fun 'playing' with molten metal. (I am not responsible for any injury...ect. )
This is how I made a dagger out of aluminum-which happens to be one of my favorite projects.
This is my attempt to make the sword Sting from the Lord of the Rings out of aluminum.
Making a Mold for Casting Aluminum
This is how I make a sand mold for casting aluminum.
Making a Flask for Casting Aluminum
This is how I made a wooden flask that is used to pack sand for casting aluminum.
How I Made My New Furnace
My new, upgraded furnace is ready to melt some aluminum (and brass, and maybe copper)! Here is how I made it.
Making an Aluminum Battle Axe
I made this battle axe for my brother for Christmas. With an aluminum head and a oak haft, it almost feels like the real thing.
Making an Aluminum Plaque
I made an aluminum plaque for my mom for Christmas. Here's how I did it.