• Recent Articles

  • Recent Blog Posts


    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. ...

    MaryAnn 04-23-2017 01:26 AM
    Joanna Furnace

    3D printed patterns

    Still working on it. Haven't met Don D yet. I'll keep an eye out for him.

    Joanna Furnace 04-15-2017 08:48 PM
    Joanna Furnace

    3D printed patterns

    Joanna Furnace 04-07-2017 06:42 PM
  • Recent Forum Posts


    Thermocouple Life

    That is an interesting observation. Let us know what happens over time.

    Robert Today, 01:10 PM Go to last post

    Hago nozzle O ring size

    Does anyone know the size of O ring used in the Hago nozzle. I am guessing it's an imperial size being a US product.
    The actual dimensions of the

    myfordboy Today, 12:53 PM Go to last post

    what did you do in your foundry today?

    Thanks Richard, I'll let it cook a bit longer next time. I'll cut the ingots in half too, sounds like a fun experiment.

    Hopefully the next

    wshelley Today, 12:47 PM Go to last post

    New Job

    Thanks for the comments guys. I've had this before (about 21 years ago) and ended up losing our first house, I'm a little wiser these days so he's been

    Peedee Today, 06:49 AM Go to last post

    Thermocouple Life

    If it works, then keep dipping it in. I just went a different route and drilled a carbon gauging rod out and stuck the t-couple down in it. I use it

    jagboy69 Today, 05:17 AM Go to last post