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- again! DavidF, Sep 24, 2020 at 11:24 AM
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    2. Forum suggestions

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      Latest: deleting unwanted posts... Zapins, Jul 17, 2020
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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: Lift off Body or lid Beer Keg furnace? Petee716, Sep 23, 2020 at 6:47 PM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: Sooting up skimmers makes slag separate more easily HT1, Sep 20, 2020 at 2:05 AM
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: Gear-pump pressure nozzle burner Dazz, Sep 9, 2020
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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: Casting fishing molds Al Puddle, Sep 23, 2020 at 6:16 AM
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    2. Lost wax casting

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    3. Lost foam casting

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      Latest: First skull attempt Al2O3, Sep 23, 2020 at 7:04 PM
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    4. Lost PLA casting

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      Latest: Gun parts from steel TRYPHON974, Sep 14, 2020
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    5. Investment casting Block method

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    6. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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      Latest: FYI Thread Jason, Sep 7, 2020
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    7. Pattern making

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      Latest: Match Plate Vibrator Fulmen, Sep 18, 2020 at 11:06 AM
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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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  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
  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: My Social Distancing Jason, Sep 10, 2020
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    2. CNC machining projects

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      Latest: MAHO MH400E Milling machine in the home shop garyhlucas, Sep 23, 2020 at 3:45 PM
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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: 3D printer project... Barry Booth, Jul 3, 2020
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    5. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: Chainmaille ddmckee54, Sep 24, 2020 at 7:16 AM
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