Bronze casting at Pete Johnston's Foundry,
This photo essay had several contributors: Scott Burchard, abceram. cookie909, and Motuiti; thanks to everyone! You can see Pete and company's artwork at his gallery in Little Harbour.
Stirring the pot (crucible)
Preheating the "purification" glass
Preheating additional metals
Adding more "ingredients"
Creating the wood gas "cap"
Setting and capping molds