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 Austria hatta, Aug 15, 2022 at 1:31 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: 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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      Latest: Funny cast iron melting: too cold ? Ironsides, Aug 17, 2022 at 8:37 PM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: Started work on a power riddle Mark's castings, Aug 13, 2022 at 6:29 PM
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: Propane safety purpleparachute, Aug 4, 2022
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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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      Latest: Motorbike Prototype Zylinder hatta, Aug 18, 2022 at 2:55 AM
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    2. Lost wax casting

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    3. Lost foam casting

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    4. Lost PLA casting

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      Latest: Turbine Engine Mid Frame Monty, Jul 26, 2022
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    5. Die casting

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      Latest: Zinc Alloys mytwhyt, Aug 18, 2022 at 7:15 PM
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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: Johnson Model B Bandsaw Petee716, Aug 19, 2022 at 9:28 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
    1. Buy Sell Trade

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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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      Latest: Need a brass window cast for a wood stove Patrick-C, Aug 19, 2022 at 2:39 PM
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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, Aug 19, 2022 at 4:44 AM
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: Engine runs .... Sawyer massey, Jul 20, 2021
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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: 1956 buick build ESC, Aug 17, 2022 at 6:18 AM
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