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 OMM, Nov 6, 2020
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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: No More Lurking Around TreeHouseUnited, Nov 23, 2020 at 9:50 AM
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    3. Forum suggestions

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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: 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: Designing and Planning a Furance The Desert Yeti, Nov 25, 2020 at 7:49 PM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: Mystery iron bowls: what are they?. Mark's castings, Nov 24, 2020 at 11:14 PM
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: naturally aspirated burner Tobho Mott, Nov 19, 2020
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    4. Sand Mullers

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      Latest: Tobho's HT1-Inspired Cement Mixer Muller Build HT1, Nov 23, 2020 at 10:08 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: Carousel horse stirrup parts? rocco, Nov 24, 2020 at 3:08 PM
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    2. Lost wax casting

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      Latest: Beat metal chasing tools? LJLundgren, Nov 25, 2020 at 9:10 PM
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    3. Lost foam casting

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      Latest: Intake Manifold Adapter oldironfarmer, Nov 19, 2020
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    4. Lost PLA casting

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    5. Investment casting Block method

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      Latest: Vacuum Chamber Time 0maha, Nov 25, 2020 at 11:58 AM
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    6. Pattern making

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      Latest: Tin soldier mold Billy Elmore, Nov 6, 2020
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    7. Castings, finishing/ repair/ and patina's

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      Latest: Re melting Billy Elmore, Nov 25, 2020 at 2:08 PM
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    8. 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: Buy a house? OMM, Nov 25, 2020 at 9:40 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: Lathe for sale!!! Stevan, Oct 20, 2020
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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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    1. Metal casting projects

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      Latest: A new Swivel shooting bench Stevan, Oct 12, 2020
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    2. CNC machining projects

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      Latest: The sleeping beauty Petee716, Oct 6, 2020
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: Little cast-iron engine Barry Booth, Jul 2, 2020
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    4. 3D Printing

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      Latest: free 3D flask Pattern Melterskelter, Nov 22, 2020 at 5:50 AM
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    5. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: Minilathe Overhaul and Upgrades Rotarysmp, Nov 22, 2020 at 3:31 AM
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