Want to cast and finish an art bronze? Make one-of-a-kind jewelry piece? From finding supplies to using innovative casting, molding, and finishing techniques, this learn-as-you-go book - a hit with hobbyists for nearly 20 years - gives you an unbeatable introduction to the rewards of metalcasting. Packed with easy-to-follow instructions, illustrations, patterns, and more, Metalcasting helps you set up your home shop...design projects...work safely...and get professional results, even if you're a beginner. GET PROFESSIONAL METALCASTING RESULTS FROM THE START: Create works of art, furniture, hobby items, jewelry, even machine parts. Use the latest bonded molds for quicker results; perform precision casting with new techniques; Make your own patterns with time-saving directions or use ready-made patterns in this book; Discover the many varieties of casting and molding you can learn step by step; Use the Croning Process, slush casting, the CO2 method, die casting, and more in your own shop; Finish your pieces beautifully with new patination techniques; Learn how to make your hobby profitable.