I would like to go hunting for uranium ore, and because it has a relatively low melting point (1132.2 °C), I thought it would be cool to melt it just like any other metals. According to this video extracting yellowcake (mainly U3O8, UO2 and UO3) is relatively easy, however, how could I remove the oxigen from the oxides? Or is it easier to obtain the uranium directly from the ore in another way?
EDIT: because of all of the comments I've received I'm going to explain better the question:
I'm well aware of the dangers of handling uranium, a weak radioactive materials, the fact that it's dangerous as an heavy metal and that the ore is more radioactive than the pure metal because there are products of the decaying chain that are more active tha the uranium itself.
I know all the regulations and laws in my country, so that I know how much I can keep it (about 0.1 curie) and what I can and what I cannot do with my uranium source. I also know where I can get it withouth getting in trouble.
what I need to know is what chemical peocess I could use to extract pure uranium metal (238U + 235U) that I can melt in whatever shape I please. And no, I don't want to make a nuke because that would be impossible