Red Hot – Casting

Red Hot - Casting

This morning the flower pot furnace was lit and I cast my first aluminium. I’d finally got good weather, all the safety gear and tools were finished and I’d sawn up an old strip of aluminium into small chunks to

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Furnace kit

Furnace kit

Given the price of Aluminium in large pieces and the problems with shipping I decided to build a cheap “flowerpot” / “coffeecan” furnace from scrap and cheap materials to do some simple casting which could then be machined. Everyone on

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