Metal Refining & Recovery, Episode19: Gold From Mercury

Hi everyone, welcome back to Cody’s lab So this here’s my mercury distillation apparatus that I built in a previous video link in the description I just got through using this to distill several hundred pounds of mercury and it worked flawlessly right up to the point where the tube somewhere got plugged. Uh… I […]

Liquid Metal vs Dry Ice

Quick reminder guys Check the description for a link to our self made seminar It’s a three day hands on training event where we are going to teach you how to make a living making videos at home Hey guys I’m Nate welcome back to the King of random Today we’re gonna be trying an […]

What Does DRY ICE Do in a Metal Foundry?

Hey guys welcome back, thanks for joining us today on the king of random in the past We’ve done several experiments with dry ice and we’ve had two viewers Give us suggestions of other things to try with the dry ice Daniel milage ask How does liquid nitrogen compare to a cooling bath of acetone […]

Will Liquid Metal Cast in Clay?

Guys, Welcome back! I’m Nate with The King of Random and today we are going to try casting molten metal in clay. In the past, we have tried casting molten aluminum in a few different things We’ve used muffin tins. We’ve used plaster, and we’ve tried using sand. We’ve had mixed results with the sand. […]

Make A Trash Can Metal Foundry

What’s up guys! It’s that time of year where I’m starting to get the itch to get back into metal working again. Now, I went on Amazon to order a new clay graphite crucible, but apparently I ordered the wrong one because this thing is absolutely massive and way to big for my mini metal […]

Easiest MOT Salvage Tutorial Pt.3

Welcome to Part 3 of my tutorial series on MOT salvaging, where I show you how to turn broken microwaves into cool projects. If you’ve just come across this video, obviously it’s part 3 so go watch parts one and two first or you’ll be lost. They explain how to tear down a microwave and […]

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 […]

Mixing Molten Aluminum With Molten Brass

Welcome back guys, today is an excellent day because the sun is shining, you’re here and we’re melting some metal. Now, in yesterday’s video I showed you how to make this thing. This is our trashcan metal foundry – this is just lined with kaowool and as you might remember it gets very very hot. […]