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  1. Making my own Nordic Gold please help

    Hey guys I was looking at making a nice big bar of Nordic Gold. I will be sanding polishing & buffing the final product for my collection.
    To make it Iíll need the following mix
    89% Copper
    5% Aluminium
    5% Zinc
    1% Tin
    Iíll be using the following amounts below as Iím limited with my crucible size
    2002 grams Copper
    112.5 grams each Alum/Zinc
    22.5 grams tin
    My question is when mixing should I put all the metals in at the ...
  2. Please Help - Mystery Machine - Massive Wax Injection System??

    Quote Originally Posted by Craftsman View Post
    I have a real mystery on my hands. And I'm hoping somebody on this forum can help me solve it.

    A couple of years ago and purchased a large shop machine that had a vacuum pump on it that I need it for a project. That project has since been completed but I never ended up using that vacuum pump on this mystery machine.

    I was told that this was a prototype large portable wax injection machine, intended for industrial purposes. After examining it, and looking online
  3. Sand Casting Shinkage/caving

    I am brass casting an piece that is About 1.5 inches thick and tapers down to 3/4 inch thick. I get a caving in or shrinkage. I have moved my air holes and the gates but still have the problem. And suggests?
  4. 3D printed patterns

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidF View Post
    Any luck with the pattern? Is Don Dagen at make717 helping you out?
    Still working on it. Haven't met Don D yet. I'll keep an eye out for him.
  5. 3D printed patterns

    Quote Originally Posted by Joanna Furnace View Post
    Stay tuned, viewers! I have a deadline to make the replica iron �� for an open house on May 20th. Thank you for your input.
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