The Home Foundry

  1. Forum Suggestions and News

    Have a suggestion on how to improve the forum? Post it here!
    1. New member introductions

      Introduce yourself here, and tell us a little about yourself and you casting experience.
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      Latest: Another transfer Rpker, Jul 21, 2018 at 5:24 PM
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    2. Forum suggestions

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      Latest: Tapatalk? DavidF, Feb 18, 2018
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    3. Forum News

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      Latest: Server Maintence.. DavidF, Jul 20, 2018 at 10:08 AM
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    4. Halloween Casting contest

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      Latest: Time to vote!! Petee716, Nov 9, 2017
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  2. Foundry Construction

    Here you will find what it takes to build a working home foundry
    1. Furnaces and their construction

      Build threads on the construction of home foundry furnaces
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      Latest: Another keg furnace PatJ, Jul 21, 2018 at 10:45 PM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: Cheap Pyrometer parts list HT1, Jul 8, 2018
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: The Basics: Drip Injection Waste Oil Burners Jason, Jul 17, 2018 at 7:52 PM
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    4. Sand Mullers

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      Latest: Junk muller (but it works!) oldironfarmer, Jul 20, 2018 at 2:14 PM
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  3. Casting practices

    A place to post how you made your castings
    1. Sand Casting

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      Latest: Sea Coal Matters for Cast Iron Melterskelter, Jul 18, 2018 at 6:20 AM
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    2. Lost wax casting

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      Latest: Wax piston sprue extruder? Jason, Jul 22, 2018 at 1:05 AM
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    3. Lost foam casting

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      Latest: Well Pump Trophy Al2O3, Jul 19, 2018 at 8:50 AM
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    4. Lost PLA casting

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    5. Investment casting Block method

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      Latest: Hood ornament casting DavidF, Feb 25, 2018
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    6. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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      Latest: The not so lost wax casting. Jason, Jul 21, 2018 at 11:54 PM
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    7. Pattern making

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      Latest: Using Fusion 360 to make patterns chucketn, Jul 20, 2018 at 9:46 AM
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    8. Castings, finishing/ repair/ and patina's

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      Latest: Bronze Chasing Jason, Jul 6, 2018
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    9. Die casting

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      Latest: Toying with die casting PatJ, Oct 27, 2017
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  4. General foundry chat

    Have questions or just want to start a chat, do it here. Postings in this are will be deleted after 60 days of inactivity!!!
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      Latest: Belt Buckle Hardware Rpker, Jul 21, 2018 at 5:30 PM
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  5. Buy Sell Trade

    Have something to sell of looking to buy, post it here. If you are looking for services or to have a part cast see the request casting services forum
  6. Request casting services

    Need to have something cast? post your request here
    1. Request casting service

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    1. Metal casting projects

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    2. CNC machining projects

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      Latest: Making an emblem OCD, Oct 7, 2017
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: Hit & Miss Engine Jammer, Feb 20, 2018
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    4. Black smithing projects

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      Latest: Old car parts? oldironfarmer, Jun 29, 2018
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    5. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: New lathe project Petee716, Jul 21, 2018 at 5:51 PM
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