Annealing metal with Dad.

Hi everyone! Today I did some metal annealing with my Dad; this is where you heat up a metal (we were using aluminium) so you can easily bend it. Before anything I applied soap to the metal, this is so that when the soap goes brown/black you know that the metal is hot enough. We made a brick hearth to help reflect the heat and we lit a blowtorch to heat our metal until it was ready (safety goggles were worn). The aluminium is now ready to bend when we need it.

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