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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.


The mould is made from greensand (a mixture of fine silica sand, bentonite clay powder and water)