• Alex

New casting leathers

My funky fire resistant leathers have arrived to help save me from disaster. This photo was taken just before a pour while I am skimming the slag from the surface of the molten bronze. You can also see the crucible furnace which is made from a scrap cylinder for the furnace body and run using a homemade gas burner made from plumbing fittings and steel pipe.

The yellow wire is attached to a thermocouple in the furnace which I use alongside a dip probe to test the temperature of the molten bronze.


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