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 to Investment Casting BattyZ, Apr 13, 2024 at 8:38 AM
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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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    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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      Latest: Art casting! Tobho Mott, Apr 17, 2024 at 2:20 PM
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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: V4 350cc 2 Stroke crazybillybob, Apr 15, 2024 at 4:38 AM
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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. Investment casting Ceramic shell method

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

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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 rocco, Apr 4, 2024
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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: Old Muller for sale Hammerman, Feb 20, 2024
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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, Feb 19, 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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