MFA in Applied Arts and Design, Metal Art

Something really special about the metal programme is the workshop space. It is really big. It has all the functions that you could possibly want to create your work. You have your own sketch space and your own work bench so you can have all of your tools and your work there. And create fantastic […]

-321°F Liquid Nitrogen vs 2000°F Metal Foundry

Hey guys, I’m Nate welcome back to the outside of the workshop, we’ve got another random experiment today We’re trying and this one is brought to us by youtuber elite fusion Z who asks What does liquid nitrogen do inside of the backyard foundry Elite fusion Z? We think this is a great idea? Well […]

Using Only Paper to Melt Metal

In today’s video, we’re going to see if we can make paper burn hot enough to liquefy metal. [Music] This is paper. Paper was invented in China in approximately the year 105 CE. It’s usual for a lot of things. We use it for writing, printing, drawing, folding, and occasionally, although it’s not a very […]

From Steel to Sword–Here’s How Blacksmiths Mold Metal

[Laughs] This is Arnon. It’s all authentic, man. You know I worked for three hours to get that dirt on just right. He’s a blacksmith who loves chemistry. Arnon founded Bridgetown Forge in Portland, Oregon in the early 2000s, and that’s where the Reactions team met up with him. We were lucky enough to get […]

How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry

Things aren’t always what they might appear to be. For example, this decorative houseplant you’re looking at, is actually an artfully disguised, metal melting furnace. In this project we’re using equal parts of sand and plaster, to make a simple backyard foundry, that’s powerful enough to melt scrap metal in seconds, but still pleasant enough […]

Primitive Technology: Experiment, building a Simple Metal Furnace (Forge)

River where iron flakes can be found. cliff with iron. nearby there are iron flake. Iron flakes. we need something larger. Here, some larger iron ore, (hematite). crushing into powder. look at how smooth it is.

MEGA Metal Foundry

What’s up guys welcome back, thanks for joining us today on the king of random in the past We’ve shown you how to make your very own backyard foundry using a metal bucket and this stuff called kaowool Well this has worked out great. We’ve used it for a whole bunch of different projects and […]

Cast a Mini Aluminum Skillet – Start to Finish

In this video. I’ll show how I cast this mini aluminum skillet using basic materials and skills Welcome to another episode of the Plutonium Bunny The first ingredient is greensand. I store it in these handy cat litter buckets. It is made of cat litter and sand Making the mold is really the most difficult […]

I is for Ironwork

§ (male speaker) I is for ironwork. There’s probably no other American city that has the concentration of historic, forged, architectural ironwork that Charleston, South Carolina, does. § In modern times, probably the best known smith working in Charleston was Mr. Philip Simmons. He began his career as a general blacksmith. (Simmons) I became an […]

Iron Mining | How To Make Everything: Tools (3/6)

I’m on a quest to make my own tools from scratch and after learning some stone age skills it’s on to the Iron Age The stone age ended with the discovery of metal working, in a period between 6000 and 2000 BC the first used iron as a tool was likely made from fallen meteors […]