Secrets of Casting Bronze Blocks, Part 1, S2-E74

See how bronze blocks are made. Boat builder, Bob Emser takes us through the process of designing and creating a bronze block for his sailboat. After a brief discussion about different types of sheaves patterns are made in preparation for casting in bronze. Using the sand casting method of casting bronze a bronze block with a stainless steel sheave is created.

“If you’re going to make it, make it beautiful.”
Bob Emser

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