The oxygen-acetylene torch is a very versatile tool for the studio metal artist. You can weld, braze, heat form and cut steel with a gas torch.
Comparing the simularities and differences in brazing and soldering as it applies to aluminum alloys. The techniques of each will be discussed.
Huacas are pre-Columbian artificats found in Panama. Molas are reverse applique panels made by the Kuna Indians of Panama. If you travel to Panama, pick up some native art as a reminder of your trip.
This article is about the types of metals commonly available to the metal artist. A description of each metal/alloy and their applications will be described.
What is the connection between your trash and high fashion? You may be surprised to know that your soft drink can is being turned into stylish handbags. Here in Brazil they are doing just that and selling to boutiques...
An introduction and review of the metal arts training available at Sloss Furnace in Birmingham, Alabama, with specific focus on the Author's experience with the Beginner's Metal Casting Workshop.
The idea of using aluminium and brass for jewellery may at first seem foreign, but whether you are an experienced hand-craft artist looking for something different to try, or a novice who is not sure where to start,...
Have you ever thought of becoming an apprentice?
Collectible, quality knives are all the rage, it seems. They're widely available on TV's Cutlery Corner, eBay and Amazon, and so on. The makers and producers of these are innumerable. Get in on This!
One of the most basic items of armor is gloves, so lets go over some instructions on how to make yourself a pair. Be careful when working with the pliers, they can slip when your crimping the links together and smash...