In this review, the author will show the way in terms of home workshop to do bent leg cast aluminum coffee table.
The first step is to draw the templates of the parts of the legs (each leg consists of an upper and lower part).
Then transfer the template on the wood blank. All models are cut out on the bandsaw. Then the workpiece with emery.
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When all parts are prepared, you can start making forms for casting aluminum. You will need flask, consisting of two parts, and silica (or other mold compound).
On smooth base install the bottom part of the flask, fill with silica and tamp. Stacked made earlier wooden models, and a round billet of wood to make the sprues.
Sprinkle top with talc, put the second part of the flask, and also her fall asleep molding the mixture and tamp. Dismantle the formwork and carefully retrieved the wooden elements. Then again collect.
The sprues pour the molten aluminum. After cooling, disassemble the mold and remove the molded part.
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Cut off all unnecessary parts, then grind, do the layout and drill them into the mounting holes.
Glue two wooden shield, which cut the top and bottom shelf. Burnt countertop with shelf gas burner and covered with mineral oil, then assemble the table.
Details on how to do bent leg cast aluminum coffee table, look at the video below. This idea was shared by YouTube channel The Metalist.