Casting: Bread and Snap Blade Knife

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Cut off with snap blade knife or saw
Cut off with snap blade knife or saw
CASTING WITH PEWTER
CASTING WITH PEWTER

It is easy to see how the inlet and chimney work from this example. Unfortunately it got stuck in the mould and banging it on the table broke part of it off. It is possible to use some moulds more than once – until they break! The rough section on the dollar sign was caused by the scum being transferred from the ladle used to fill the mould. This can be caused by reheating pewter that has already been molten It is easy to see how the inlet and chimney work from this example. Unfortunately it got stuck in the mould and banging it on the table broke part of it off. It is possible to use some moulds more than once – until they break! The rough section on the dollar sign was caused by the scum being transferred from the ladle used to fill the mould. This can be caused by reheating pewter that has already been molten

The ‘Q’ shape still has its overflow attached and the inlet where the pewter was poured into the mould. Large areas like this will look stripy if cut with the ball-nosed cutter. If you need a flat cut it will need to specify flat cutter. There is a bit filled in where part of the mould was missing. The ‘Q’ shape still has its overflow attached and the inlet where the pewter was poured into the mould. Large areas like this will look stripy if cut with the ball-nosed cutter. If you need a flat cut it will need to specify flat cutter. There is a bit filled in where part of the mould was missing.
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