Tobho Mott's Recent Activity

  1. Tobho Mott liked HT1's post in the thread Ebay Adams Flasks.

    [ATTACH] I cast the intermediate patterns yesterday. I cut the weight nicely. Really wish I could trim it more. It’s going to be 16...

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  2. Tobho Mott liked John Homer's post in the thread Match Plates.

    Patterns and moulds completed the match Plates. Will be casting soon if all goes well.

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  3. Tobho Mott liked dtsh's post in the thread small part in cast iron.

    Thanks, you guys reminded me that I promised to post images of the part in place and didn't follow through. Since the part was cast, mom...

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  4. Tobho Mott liked HT1's post in the thread Use of the wood lathe in pattern making?.

    I dabbled when I had access to a lathe , now I do insane work-abouts with a sander, because I dont have one, back on the USS Prairie...

    Jan 15, 2021 at 12:23 PM
  5. Tobho Mott liked Al2O3's post in the thread Block Investment PLA burnout.

    Did you check this one out Billy? http://forums.thehomefoundry.org/index.php?threads/small-part-in-cast-iron.624/ Here's the cut to the...

    Jan 15, 2021 at 12:21 PM
  6. Tobho Mott liked Al2O3's post in the thread Getting My Furnace(s) Up and Running.

    This becomes a horses for courses discussion. I'm sure others will chime in too but here's my take. Aluminum is not at all challenging...

    Jan 15, 2021 at 3:53 AM
  7. Tobho Mott liked rocco's post in the thread Bugatti T59.

    This morning I stumbled across this https://oldschool.co.nz/index.php?/topic/53938-bugatti-t5759-engine-project/#entry1752201, building...

    Jan 14, 2021 at 2:14 PM
  8. Tobho Mott liked crazybillybob's post in the thread Model locomotive name plate problems.

    Upload a Photo of the pattern. We can give you some pointers. But lots of draft (slope on the sides of the letters) is step 1.

    Jan 14, 2021 at 7:40 AM
  9. Tobho Mott replied to the thread New member - Ontario, Canada.

    Hey, wow! Yup, I'm just outside Ottawa. Rocco's right, I don't have any use for your chips. But maybe we can help each other out...

    Jan 13, 2021 at 2:59 PM
  10. Tobho Mott liked k.kuhn's post in the thread Cast-Iron Furnace Build Using Partially 3D-Printed Molds.

    Here are some images of the lifting tongs that I've made for my #10 Procast crucible (which is what my furnace was designed around). I...

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  11. Tobho Mott liked OddDuck's post in the thread New parts for a 100 year old loco.

    Two more done today, would have been three but I think I poured just a little bit on the cool side, not by much, however, because it...

    Jan 13, 2021 at 2:31 PM
  12. Tobho Mott liked jkahn's post in the thread Sprue a bracelet Help.

    Zapins, I only have a few old sprues lying around to try to explain lost wax casting to people that come to my shop. There is really no...

    Jan 13, 2021 at 10:05 AM
  13. Tobho Mott liked garyhlucas's post in the thread First Melt.

    I just finally got around to machining one of the castings I made for the FIRST robotics team CNC Router. Doesn't machine as nice as...

    Jan 12, 2021 at 4:40 PM
  14. Tobho Mott liked OddDuck's post in the thread Foundry sprayer.

    Since DavidF wanted to see it, here's the sprayer I mentioned on my other thread. When I bought it, I believe it was advertised as a...

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  15. Tobho Mott liked OddDuck's post in the thread New parts for a 100 year old loco.

    DavidF, your wish has been granted. I posted on the foundry tools section.

    Jan 12, 2021 at 2:12 PM