Foundry


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My foundry in the final stages of construction.
 

My molding bench
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This bench is fashioned after a design by Stewart Marshall.
 

My furnace.
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The furnace is the Gingery Gas Furnace design.
The burner is similar the the Reil burner
modified to suit the furnace.
 

My sand fluffer

                                                                      Internalview          Ready to use

           Componentsare a 1/4hp 1725 rpm motor mounted inside a large coffe can (the can
keeps the sand out of the motor, and old canner, an old salad bowland angle iron to make
up the frame. The wheel shown is a steel disk 8" in diameter with a2 1/2" expanded metal
ring welded to it. The mesh could be replaced with studs spaced an inch or so apart.
 

                                                         My green sand mixer


Concrete mixer from local lumber yard I use to mix green sand.
Mix dry ingredients first then add the water and mix again.
Mixes by rolling it around.
Big plus- no dust when mixing dry ingredients.
This mixer is sized for one bag of readycrete.





Last updated: 6 May,2000