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 Fayetteville, NC david wendelken, May 3, 2021 at 1:06 PM
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    2. Forum suggestions

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      Latest: Metals Suppliers John Homer, Apr 19, 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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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: Reillo Oil Fired Central Heating Burner KDM, May 6, 2021 at 3:25 PM
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    4. Sand Mullers

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      Latest: Another cement mixer muller Melterskelter, May 2, 2021 at 10:44 AM
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  3. Casting practices

    A place to post how you made your castings
    1. Sand Casting

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      Latest: Bubbles Chazza, May 6, 2021 at 3:53 PM
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    2. Lost wax casting

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      Latest: Wax burnout using high internal heat JBC, May 6, 2021 at 5:07 PM
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    3. Lost foam casting

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    4. Lost PLA casting

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    5. Investment casting Block method

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      Latest: Vacuum Table 101 JBC, Mar 22, 2021
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    6. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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      Latest: burn out methods for suspenaslurry Jason, May 2, 2021 at 10:11 PM
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    7. Pattern making

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      Latest: Bell sweep HT1, Apr 27, 2021
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    8. Die casting

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      Latest: Toying with die casting DavidF, Dec 1, 2020
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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, Apr 30, 2021 at 11:07 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
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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: Bells 2,3,4 vincent, May 6, 2021 at 4:08 AM
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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: Engine runs .... DavidF, Apr 18, 2021
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    4. 3D Printing

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    5. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: Bridgeport for Beginners! Jason, Apr 25, 2021
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