Tag Archives: Casting

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The Aluminum Foundry

The aluminum foundry is propane fired using a venturi nozzle built from pipe fittings. The burn chamber is an old propane bottle that was thoroughly cleaned out before being cut open with a cutting wheel on an angle grinder.

Here’s an example of what I’ve done with it.
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The mould is made from greensand (a mixture of fine silica sand, bentonite clay powder and water)

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