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.
Step-by-step how to for kids and everyone. Includes 9 pictures and real-life experience comments.
Have you ever thought of becoming an apprentice?
When you go to some of the bigger museums in the world, like The British Museum in London, or the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, you can take a walk to their Ancient Greece sections and see some interesting bronze helmets. They are amazing,...
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, chances are you may be pleasantly surprised by the results.
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.
Overview: Welcome to Chainmail 101.5. This workshop will cover the basic techniques of mail production including: Essential Tools for making Chainmail Turning wire into rings Knitting Steel The 4 in 1 pattern The 6 in 1 pattern ...
Create your own personalized style while saving money with metal hotfix studs or nailheads. Here's how you can apply them with or without something to heat up with
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 fingers up pretty badly. Always...
You can use an old saw blade for your artist's 'canvas' and create your own, one of a kind family treasure. Or, you can sell it to someone else. Or, you can buy one that someone else has painted.