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: Hello from San Jose California! Jason, Aug 3, 2021 at 8:38 PM
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    2. Forum suggestions

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      Latest: Photobucket Mach, Jul 9, 2021
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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: Electric foundry probe placement Al2O3, Aug 4, 2021 at 7:45 AM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: budget conscience burn out kiln? theroundbug, Aug 3, 2021 at 7:15 AM
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: Blowers theroundbug, Jun 25, 2021
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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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      Latest: Pool Filter Sand Melterskelter, Aug 4, 2021 at 2:36 PM
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    2. Lost wax casting

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      Latest: bubbles in wax casting Bill W, Jul 31, 2021 at 10:12 AM
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    3. Lost foam casting

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    4. Lost PLA casting

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      Latest: Block Investment PLA burnout Rotarysmp, Jul 15, 2021
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    5. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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      Latest: A few pics of stuff Jason, Jul 14, 2021
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    6. Pattern making

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

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      Latest: Bronze pour time John Homer, Jul 25, 2021
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    8. Die casting

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      Latest: Die casting lead 3Dcasting, Jul 29, 2021 at 10:08 AM
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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: WWII fighter planes Peedee, Aug 4, 2021 at 2:28 AM
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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: Overarm Pin Router For Sale Al2O3, Jun 8, 2021
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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 Jason, Jun 28, 2021
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    1. Metal casting projects

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      Latest: Today was the day Oldarm, Jul 31, 2021 at 11:21 AM
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    2. CNC machining projects

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      Latest: Effer, a spare parts story. BattyZ, Jul 10, 2021
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: Engine runs .... Sawyer massey, Jul 20, 2021
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    4. 3D Printing

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      Latest: Qidi Tech X-Max Printer theroundbug, Jul 16, 2021
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    5. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: Sil-bronze Sink! Jason, Aug 4, 2021 at 2:45 PM
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