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: New From Whidbey Island nobodyspecial, May 15, 2024
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    2. Forum suggestions

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      Latest: Looking for another moderator DavidF, Feb 18, 2024
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    3. Joining the forum

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      Latest: Joining the forum DavidF, Oct 21, 2021
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    4. Halloween Casting contest

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      Latest: 2022 contest idea submission Zapins, Nov 14, 2022
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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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      Latest: Flask Hardware Swiftsure 33, Apr 22, 2024
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    3. Burners and their construction

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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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    2. Lost wax casting

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      Latest: Silicon Bronze Castings Al2O3, Jan 22, 2024
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    3. Lost foam casting

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      Latest: Carb Adapter and Scoop for Blown 55 Chevy Al2O3, May 24, 2024 at 12:46 PM
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    4. Lost PLA casting

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    5. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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      Latest: Reinforcing ceramic shell TanyaJen, Apr 10, 2024
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    6. Pattern making

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    7. Castings, finishing/ repair/ and patina's

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      Latest: Free Book on Bronze Patination Tobho Mott, May 23, 2024 at 10:38 AM
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    8. Die casting

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      Latest: Zinc Alloys mytwhyt, Aug 18, 2022
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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: Iron Pot Factory cactusdreams, May 24, 2024 at 9:54 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
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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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    2. CNC machining projects

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      Latest: Drag Knife Al2O3, Apr 20, 2024
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: Engine runs .... Sawyer massey, Jun 9, 2023
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    4. Black smithing projects

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    5. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: Need a Conveyor Zapins, Apr 2, 2024
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