Casting an Aluminum Skillet from Molten Metal Is Totally Worth It

I’m not sure which is my favorite part in the making of this cast aluminum skillet. Is it the tight packing of the foundry sand around the original cast iron skillet? Is it the careful pour of the molten aluminum into the mold? Is it when the excess metal is sawed off? Is it the sanding to finish it off? Or maybe it’s…

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What Happens When You Pour Molten Aluminum onto Liquid Nitrogen and Dry Ice?

Take the burning hot that is molten aluminum and mix it with the very cold that is liquid nitrogen and dry ice and you get an awesome as hell experiment that breaks science. Or something like that. Whatever it is, it’s very, very cool because you get to see the extreme reaction create giant bubbles in the aluminum…