Molten aluminium is poured over the wood, filling the leftover spaces in the mould and completing the piece. The heat of the metal burns the edges of the wood and creates a line of charcoal between the two materials.
MSFN = Makin Sumthin From Nuthin ! A Detailed Video Aluminum Casting Lesson…
Radius Wenzel Jamnitzer (1507/08-1585) Silver casts of natural plants 1540/50
We used the ancient art of sand casting, to make this lovely anchor necklace pendant. https://www.etsy.com/shop/SamaritanJewelers
metal casting in wood
Home Foundry for metal casting
Sand casting made easy! | metal casting - delftclay.co.nz
Melting Points of Various Metals
Pewter melted and casted in the sand to make a stool. Video can been seen here: http://vimeo.com/9498805 His website can be found here: http://maxlamb.org/126-pewter-desk/
How to make a simple backyard foundry for less than $20, for melting pop cans, and casting aluminum.