The Home Foundry

  1. Forum Suggestions and News

    Have a suggestion on how to improve the forum? Post it here!
    1. Support the forum by becoming a Banner Member

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      Latest: How to become a Banner Member Al2O3, Sep 14, 2019
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    2. New member introductions

      Introduce yourself here, and tell us a little about yourself and you casting experience.
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      Latest: Newbie from UK Jason, Jan 23, 2020 at 11:13 AM
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    3. Forum suggestions

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      Latest: Stickies for the various methods. HT1, Jul 6, 2019
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    4. Forum News

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      Latest: Editing posts DavidF, Dec 4, 2019
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    5. Halloween Casting contest

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      Latest: 2019 edition? Jason, Nov 16, 2019
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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: My IFB/fibre-blanket furnace build. Petee716, Jan 29, 2020 at 5:08 AM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: Ingot trays garyhlucas, Jan 17, 2020
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: Gear-pump pressure nozzle burner Dazz, Jan 28, 2020 at 10:41 PM
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    4. Sand Mullers

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  3. Casting practices

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

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    2. Lost wax casting

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      Latest: Octopus sculpture PatJ, Jan 29, 2020 at 7:06 AM
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    3. Lost foam casting

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    4. Lost PLA casting

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    5. Investment casting Block method

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      Latest: Cheap investment Zapins, Mar 16, 2019
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    6. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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    7. Pattern making

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    8. Castings, finishing/ repair/ and patina's

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      Latest: Gas bubble problems myfordboy, Oct 15, 2019
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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: SVSeeker Update PatJ, Jan 27, 2020 at 7:38 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
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      Latest: Free Blower to good home Jason, Oct 10, 2019
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  6. Request casting services

    Need to have something cast? post your request here
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    1. Metal casting projects

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    2. CNC machining projects

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      Latest: Gridplate ESC, Nov 11, 2019
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: 1915 Harley Davidson Rotarysmp, Jan 2, 2020
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    4. 3D Printing

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    5. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: Bridgeport for Beginners! Jason, Jan 28, 2020 at 10:32 PM
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