Some in process pictures of bronze casting using greensand.
Bronze Rolling Thunder wheels
August 2016 Continuing the experiments in making bronze and practicing techniques using greensand casting, I made some bronze wheels to be given by the elders of my house to deserving new members of the Rolling Thunder local households.
June 2016 My first experiment into making my own bronze from recipe referenced in Pliny the Elder's Natural History where he discusses the use of white lead( tin) in combination with copper to create a bronze alloy. This experiment uses a 80/20 copper/tin mixture by weight. I first melted the copper, then added the tin... Continue Reading →