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by Kory
Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:10 am
Forum: Group Projects
Topic: Furnace for Metal Casting
Replies: 38
Views: 6902

Re: Furnace for Metal Casting

I would chip in for that.
by Kory
Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:51 pm
Forum: Group Projects
Topic: Furnace for Metal Casting
Replies: 38
Views: 6902

Re: Furnace for Metal Casting

The aluminum that otto graciously provided is in a bag by the disassembled BMX bike in the parts area. I've got Gingery's furnace book now which explains how to mix up some casting sand. I can try to cobble together a flask. How big are the medallions?

Kory
by Kory
Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Group Projects
Topic: Furnace for Metal Casting
Replies: 38
Views: 6902

Re: Furnace for Metal Casting

Pete,

From what I have read, chips can be melted down for casting provided they are added to a decent pool of molten metal. Also might help to compact them in a can. Otherwise they tend to oxidize. I'd be happy to give it a shot. Thanks!

Kory
by Kory
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Save the Date = All Hands clean-up at the HackFactory
Replies: 18
Views: 981

Re: Save the Date = All Hands clean-up at the HackFactory

That's unfortunate. Hopefully we can find a way to keep it on the casters. Besides the tipping over part, does the rack need any more work?

Kory
by Kory
Mon Sep 06, 2010 12:00 pm
Forum: Group Projects
Topic: Furnace for Metal Casting
Replies: 38
Views: 6902

Re: Furnace for Metal Casting

I was thinking of making some small abstract sculptures or figurines, I'm still sketching out some ideas.
by Kory
Sat Sep 04, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: Group Projects
Topic: Furnace for Metal Casting
Replies: 38
Views: 6902

Re: Furnace for Metal Casting

Bobble,

Thanks for sharing your adventures. The gingery lathe was the first thing I thought of too, but common sense intervened. Have to get the sketch pad out I guess.
by Kory
Sat Sep 04, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: Group Projects
Topic: Furnace for Metal Casting
Replies: 38
Views: 6902

Furnace for Metal Casting

Hey Everyone, I'd like to try my hand at metal casting. I've looked at a few designs for making a small furnace, and I'd be willing to make one for HF. I was thinking of something on this scale that could be wheeled outside: http://www.backyardmetalcasting.com/hmkit.html Give me some feedback on thi...
by Kory
Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do we have? An equipment and skills inventory
Replies: 91
Views: 33870

Re: What do we have? An equipment and skills inventory

Hello Everyone, Thank you for welcoming me to the community. My name is Kory. I'm interested in wood and metal sculpture, especially kinetic art. I would also like to teach my R/C helicopter to fly itself, since I apparently can't fly it very well myself. Some areas of knowledge: degree in aerospace...

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