I just finished a casting course at my Community College and learned how to cast bronze using the lost wax method. This is a very simple process and fun. The following steps are how to achieve a lost wax casting with bronze.
1. Create a mold in the shape of the item you wish to cast using clay then coating it with plaster.
2. Cut the…[Read more]
I am working on some bronze latches for my girlfriend’s green house and I just need to weld the handles to plates that will be bolted to the greenhouse door.
I am using a Lincoln 255 with straight argon and silicon bronze wire. I am welding with a 25V 250WS setting and only getting bad welding results. The welds are dirty and bumpy.