The Home Foundry

  1. Forum Suggestions and News

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    1. Support the forum by becoming a Banner Member

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      Latest: How to become a Banner Member PatJ, Oct 12, 2017
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    2. Forum suggestions

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    3. Forum News

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      Latest: No locked out areas... DavidF, Oct 20, 2017
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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: Furnace Fail & Reconstruction Al2O3, Jan 16, 2018 at 6:46 AM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: Gouging Rod Drilling Jig OCD, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:50 AM
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: NG Burner OCD, Jan 9, 2018
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    4. Sand Mullers

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      Latest: Trailer Fender Muller OCD, Oct 29, 2017
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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: Eagle Statue - Zapins Jason, Jan 4, 2018
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    3. Lost foam casting

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      Latest: Hot Wire Setup Question? Al2O3, Jan 15, 2018 at 8:08 AM
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    4. Lost PLA casting

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      Latest: 3d PLA Pen Jason, Dec 19, 2017
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    5. Investment casting Block method

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      Latest: Kerr Satin cast 20 DavidF, Dec 23, 2017
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    6. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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      Latest: FYI Thread OCD, Dec 1, 2017
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    7. Pattern making

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      Latest: 3d lost lost wax filement???? CoreyM, Jan 2, 2018
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    8. Castings, finishing/ repair/ and patina's

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      Latest: Welding Sil-bronze OCD, Jan 4, 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: Snow, ice, and more Snow Tobho Mott, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:00 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: Phosphor bronze cable HT1, Dec 27, 2017
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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: Making an emblem OCD, Oct 7, 2017
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    3. Model engines

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    4. Black smithing projects

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      Latest: Jingle Bells DavidF, Dec 29, 2017
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    5. 3D Printing

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      Latest: lost wax filament ????? Jason, Jan 7, 2018
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    6. Other metal working projects

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