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Pewter Casting

In this project you will making a key ring from Pewter.

You will be learning about the following:

  1. How to cast metal using a mould
  2. Types and Properties of metals
  3. How to cut, shape and finish metal



Pewter Casting from Tom Watson on Vimeo.



By the end of this project I will understand the following:

  1. How to use the fret saw.
  2. How to use the steel rule.
  3. How to use the try square.
  4. How to hold work in a metal vice.
  5. How to shape and finish metal with a file.
  6. How to use the pillar drill.
  7. I will be able to explain describe different types of metal and their properties.