Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Frozen Metal

Making sculptures from mercury, using liquid nitrogen.

You see the consistency when he's pouring the mercury? The way the surface tension makes the liquid "stand up" much higher than water ever would? Molten lead acts like that, too.

Of course, casting things in molten lead requires an entirely different set of safety precautions.

Also, this:


  1. I love that "meets metal" guy. I like his Zelda cover:)

  2. Yeah, he's fun. I think I stumbled across him by way of Dr. Who cover.


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