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 California! Al2O3, Sep 29, 2022 at 2:23 PM
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    2. Forum suggestions

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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: Foam casting mytwhyt, Oct 1, 2022 at 6:35 PM
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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: Anyone tried this commercial electric furnace ? metallab, Sep 30, 2022 at 12:49 PM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: Cast Iron Wheels for Pouring Trolley Billy Elmore, Sep 26, 2022 at 11:46 AM
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: First burner - Troubleshooting mytwhyt, Sep 30, 2022 at 9:20 AM
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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: Making a Magpie DJN Holistic, Oct 1, 2022 at 8:56 PM
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    3. Lost foam casting

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      Latest: CNC for Foam Machining garyhlucas, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:41 PM
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    4. Lost PLA casting

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    5. Investment casting Block method

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      Latest: Plaster + Borax? measuretwice, Sep 21, 2022
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    6. 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 Meteor Monowatt, Oct 1, 2022 at 11:46 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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      Latest: Free, You Pay Postage FishbonzWV, Oct 1, 2022 at 2:31 PM
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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: Effer, a spare parts story. BattyZ, Sep 18, 2022
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: Engine runs .... Sawyer massey, Sep 29, 2022 at 5:40 PM
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    4. Black smithing projects

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    5. 3D Printing

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      Latest: free 3D flask Pattern Tobho Mott, Jun 28, 2022
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    6. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: 1930's Companion Wood Lathe Tops, Sep 29, 2022 at 5:10 AM
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