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  1. Tobho Mott replied to the thread Grateful.

    Welcome to the home foundry. It would be great too see some pictures of your gear and castings! Jeff

    Jan 22, 2021 at 11:33 AM
  2. Tobho Mott liked DavidF's post in the thread 3D printed match plate..

    Again just trying to make my life a bit easier. What I'm looking to do is start using either resin bound sand or sodium silicate with...

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  3. Tobho Mott liked Scv's post in the thread Sprue a bracelet Help.

    Ok so I have finally finished this project. Thanks Jeff and everyone who tried to help. For anyone out there looking to make a bracelet...

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  4. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Core Making Supplies.

    I put my core box into a plastic tub with a lid. Also put a cup of baking soda in the box. I pour some vinegar into the baking soda...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 10:59 AM
  5. _Jason liked Al2O3's post in the thread Motorcycle Cylinder Sample.

    This comes up from time to time so thought I’d start a thread to refer to. I was able to make this pattern 75 minutes because I already...

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  6. oldironfarmer replied to the thread Grateful.

    Welcome Bill! I've already learned two things from you. Thank you! Punching a needle through a soldered closed hole is a good idea....

    Jan 22, 2021 at 10:49 AM
  7. HotRodTractor replied to the thread Grateful.

    Welcome. There is much to read and nuggets of info to learn around here.

    Jan 22, 2021 at 8:41 AM
  8. Billy Elmore replied to the thread Propane tank/fueled furnace build.

    Also..because of the higher flame impeding on my crucible I decided to raise it an extra half inch before I ran it.

    Jan 22, 2021 at 7:58 AM
  9. Billy Elmore replied to the thread Propane tank/fueled furnace build.

    I did a run this morning...granted I did melt about a pound more of aluminum than the last run...with the lid off. I was able to run...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 7:56 AM
  10. Billy Elmore replied to the thread Foundry Tutorial Sticky.

    I was thinking along those lines

    Jan 22, 2021 at 7:44 AM
  11. Billy Elmore liked DavidF's post in the thread Foundry Tutorial Sticky.

    I'd like to try that almag 535...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 7:44 AM
  12. John Homer replied to the thread Core Making Supplies.

    Thanks for the information.

    Jan 22, 2021 at 7:42 AM
  13. John Homer liked rocco's post in the thread Core Making Supplies.

    I used n-grade sodium silicate that I got from a local pottery supply house. I've been told it's not the optimal type of silicate for...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 7:39 AM
  14. rocco replied to the thread Core Making Supplies.

    I used n-grade sodium silicate that I got from a local pottery supply house. I've been told it's not the optimal type of silicate for...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 6:35 AM
  15. crazybillybob replied to the thread Grateful.

    Welcome Bill. Hopefully you will add some pictures to your future posts (to save all that typing....and to keep some of use that don't...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 6:32 AM
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