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 throughout Europe.
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.
Comparing the simularities and differences in brazing and soldering as it applies to aluminum alloys. The techniques of each will be discussed.
An introductory guide to building an inexpensive 2 x 72 Inch Belt Grinder for blacksmith and metal work utilizing scrap materials, such as a common exercise rowing machine.
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.
Check out this article for information about the simple tools you'll need to get a good start in making chain mail for jewelry or armor.
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.
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.
Make Chainmail Armor. Photos of my chainmaille suit and coif. Plus the gig used to wrap the 16 gauge stainless steel to make this 42 pound suit.
Step-by-step how to for kids and everyone. Includes 9 pictures and real-life experience comments.