Using a plastic flower as a pattern for sand casting I show how easy it is to cast in sterling silver.
In this video I cast a new pattern with a paw inside of a heart using my new multi-use flask and Delft Clay.
Showing the results of the big heart pattern that I molded using the Mold Holder system and a toaster oven.
Using a bronze big heart pattern I show how easy it is to vulcanize a rubber mold in the toaster oven.
Using my Acu-Pour, I show how to sand cast using standard casting sand which doesn't require venting yet still provides great detail for castings.
A new multi use flask designed to work with most types of sand /clay. The venting process is super easy and can now be done from beginner to advanced.
A simple video explaining how to use the Deluxe Kit from attaching the crucible to the handle to preparing the flask with sand and pouring the metal.
A video showing how to prepare the sand to get the clumps out.
This video shows a person what to do with the burnt sand after casting.
Using the Acu-Pour system with regular casting sand. I am able to easily cast a large butterfly wing without venting.
Sand casting instructions for casting a small object in sterling silver. Owl pattern and tools all sold here.
Pouring metal with the Acu-Pour and pouring metal with the flask and clamp.
A simple video showing how to make an emery board.
A video showing how investment is mixed.
Making a recycled copper band and how I heat and roll the edges.
A simple video showing how I use a wax injector.
A quick video showing how I use my vacuum caster to cast 9 oz. of bronze.
Just a quick video showing how I vacuum cast from a top view looking down.
A simple method for sizing a ladies silver ring (no stones) up 1 1/2 sizes.
Even with a few mishaps, the paw cast well!
Making a size 11, approximate 8 - 8 1/2 mm wave style wedding band with a hammer style finish.
Adding the wave pattern into the size 11, 8 - 8.5 mm wedding band with the hammer style finish.
A short video showing how easy it is to sand a wedding band following the casting and filing stages. Enjoy!
A short sand casting video showing how easy it is to pour the metal with the Accu-pour.
My new 3 inch sand casting flask for casting larger pieces
A video showing the simple steps involved in filing a sand cast band.
Just a quick video showing how I saw out the basic shape of a paw.
A simple video showing a few of the tools I use to create the toes on this paw pattern.
Using my new double leaf pattern I show how to sand cast it.
A sand casting video showing how easy it is to cast my new medium paw pattern.
A great set of tweezers for soldering rings together.
Using soft wax, I build up the back side of a leaf with the wax.
After first building up a leaf with wax I show how it can be sand cast.
This works great and heats up both the sand and flask enough to help dramatically when casting big items. No venting was required!
Using a cheap Harbor Freight mini cement mixer I alter it into a mini sand muller.
After carving a wave pattern in hard blue jewelers wax I show how to sand cast it using petrobond sand and adding the sprue.
Using a hot plate, a metal basket, and water, this video shows a simple and affordable way to eliminate the wax from a flask. This only works with soft type injection waxes.
Sand Casting the same pattern I try and show how similar the Petrobond and Delft Clay preform on a flat minimal detailed object.
Using my torch to smooth the side of a wax band works better than anything else.