I found a piece of scrap copper pipe and decided to make a ring out of it. Continue reading How to make a ring out of scrap copper.
As you may have noticed, the Small Metals area has moved to where hot metals used to live. The process has been gradual but successful. We conducted an experiment over the weekend involving plaster investment and molten bronze. There were many variables in this process including new-to-the-space machinery: the kiln, the electric melting furnace, and the vacuum investment table. As well as different materials used, possibly expired flux, a new kind of plaster, and a type of bronze that had been melted a number of times before. All in all it was a great success. Here is a brief overview along with some photos to enjoy.
Fresh out of the pickle!
Finished rings! All of them (except the black stone in the middle) were cast at PS1.