Introduction: Trident Coat of Arms. Brass Casting. Independence Day of Ukraine!

Today I'll make the coat of arms - The Trident. Why? Because it's a special day - the Independence Day of Ukraine! :) Before I've already made US coat of arms and Canadian national symbol.

Step 1: Loading a Crucible

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To make this plaque I need approx 2.5 kg (4.4 lbs) of brass.

Step 2: Flask, Pattern, Green Sand

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Making a mold using bentonite green sand.

Step 3: An Open Mold

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I tried to make a plaque using an "open" casting method but it didn't work well. I decided to remake it.

Step 4: A Close Mold

Picture of A Close Mold

This time I used "close" mold and got a great result.

Step 5: How It Looks?

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The plaque weight is 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs). It looks very good after brushing :)


sbabchinetskiy (author)2017-08-24

Glory to Ukraine!

DuralM (author)sbabchinetskiy2017-08-24

Glory to heroes! :)

BeachsideHank (author)2017-08-24

I would have tried an open mold too, sometimes you just get lucky, this time you didn't but it came out looking spectacular after using the closed mold, so congratulations. ☺

DuralM (author)BeachsideHank2017-08-24

Thank you! :) The situation was completely opposite during maple leaf copper casting :)

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