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: please delete my account Mark's castings, Oct 18, 2021 at 2:59 PM
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    2. Forum suggestions

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    3. Forum News

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

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      Latest: Halloween casting Jason, Aug 25, 2020
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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: 3 Phase Kiln Retrofit....from 1PH to 3PH Al2O3, Oct 18, 2021 at 6:12 PM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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    3. Sand Mullers

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      Latest: Mini mite operation Paperman, Sep 5, 2021
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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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    3. Lost foam casting

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      Latest: Copper Lost Foam Fail Mach, Oct 18, 2021 at 9:22 AM
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    4. Lost PLA casting

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      Latest: PolyCast burn out schedule? Ferrisbeu, Oct 17, 2021 at 6:48 PM
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    5. Investment casting Block method

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      Latest: I'm Back! Updates and a question Zapins, Oct 14, 2021 at 9:35 AM
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    6. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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    7. Pattern making

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    8. Die casting

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      Latest: Casting a minature coffee pot DavidF, Oct 18, 2021 at 8:46 PM
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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!!!
    1. General foundry chat

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      Latest: Controlling Zinc burnoff in Brass. Mark's castings, Oct 18, 2021 at 4:16 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
    1. Buy Sell Trade

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      Latest: Bentone for sale Tobho Mott, Oct 14, 2021 at 3:44 PM
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  6. Request casting services

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

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      Latest: car emblem casting request mytwhyt, Sep 28, 2021
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    1. Metal casting projects

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      Latest: Today was the day vincent, Oct 12, 2021 at 7:58 PM
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    2. CNC machining projects

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      Latest: Effer, a spare parts story. BattyZ, Oct 17, 2021 at 8:17 AM
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: Engine runs .... Sawyer massey, Jul 20, 2021
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    4. Black smithing projects

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    5. 3D Printing

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      Latest: free 3D flask Pattern Tobho Mott, Oct 17, 2021 at 5:50 PM
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    6. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: PRR stove ESC, Oct 18, 2021 at 6:47 PM
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