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 Florida Steve Brown, Sep 27, 2021 at 2:48 PM
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    2. Forum suggestions

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    3. Forum News

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      Latest: Editing posts DavidF, Dec 4, 2019
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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: Small aluminum propane furnace.. BeagelBrainz, Sep 28, 2021 at 2:33 PM
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    2. Foundry tools and flasks

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      Latest: Do you measure metal temperature and how ? 0maha, Sep 28, 2021 at 10:16 AM
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    3. Burners and their construction

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      Latest: Mix and match, 4 pipe burners mytwhyt, Sep 28, 2021 at 8:03 AM
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    4. Sand Mullers

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      Latest: Mini mite operation Paperman, Sep 5, 2021
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  3. Casting practices

    A place to post how you made your castings
    1. Sand Casting

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      Latest: Approximate guide to carbon content in iron. Ironsides, Sep 26, 2021 at 5:51 PM
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    2. Lost wax casting

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      Latest: Lost Wax Casting Failure IvanAlmighty, Aug 17, 2021
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    3. Lost foam casting

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    4. Lost PLA casting

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      Latest: Seeking help with Sprue and Vents John Gaertner, Sep 28, 2021 at 7:34 AM
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    5. Investment casting Block method

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      Latest: I'm Back! Updates and a question 0maha, Sep 21, 2021
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    6. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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      Latest: Ceramic Shell with a twist.. theroundbug, Sep 26, 2021 at 11:30 AM
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    7. Pattern making

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      Latest: HT1's Pattern Library HT1, Sep 25, 2021 at 10:38 AM
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    8. Die casting

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      Latest: Die casting lead 3Dcasting, Jul 29, 2021
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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: New tools! - Zapins DavidF, Sep 23, 2021 at 10:08 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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      Latest: Mull-All Muller Auction DavidF, Sep 5, 2021
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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: car emblem casting request mytwhyt, Sep 28, 2021 at 10:20 AM
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    1. Metal casting projects

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      Latest: Cleaning Carbon Steel molds.... Haus, Sep 22, 2021 at 11:52 AM
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    2. CNC machining projects

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      Latest: Effer, a spare parts story. BattyZ, Sep 13, 2021
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    3. Model engines

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      Latest: Engine runs .... Sawyer massey, Jul 20, 2021
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    4. 3D Printing

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      Latest: Qidi Tech X-Max Printer theroundbug, Jul 16, 2021
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    5. Other metal working projects

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      Latest: Bridgeport for Beginners! Jason, Sep 7, 2021
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