Casting for the Home Workshop


By Henry Tindell
ISBN:
PUBLISHED: 2010
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Hardback PPC
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 280 colour, 75 black & white photos and 64 diagrams

The techniques of casting are of crucial importance in our day-to-day lives, being used in the manufacture of diverse products ranging from dental implants and hip replacement joints, through bicycle frames and car engine parts, to the most exquisite items of sculpture and jewellery. Nevertheless, the prospect of casting can seem daunting to the home metalworker. Casting for the Home Workshop aims to demystify the craft and make it accessible to all.

Topics covered include:

  • The history of casting
  • Tools, materials and equipment
  • Techniques
  • The home foundry
  • Post-casting operations

Our Price: £11.99

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