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Introduction Cuttlebone casting is a wonderful and easy casting method.  If you are planning on making small pendants or parts, cuttlebone casting can be done in a small studio in an apartment.  Other methods of casting, such as lost wax and larger cuttlebone casts, require much more equipment and larger space and are not the […]

After buying a crucible for melting metal it needs to be prepped.  A crucible is a small porcelain dish that can withstand massive amount of heat so that you can melt metal in it.  Depending on the crucible and your intended use different kinds of prepping may be needed.  I am prepping my crucible to […]