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    Coffee Can Furnace - we have fire!

    Hi everyone.
    I've built a small Coffee Can furnace to learn the basics of foundry work.
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    Kevin

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    While I'm pretty sure there are better ways to do it, if it works, it works! My last casting run, some years ago, wound up pretty porous, so you did better than I did. Keep at it!

    Bill

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    Thanks MachineNZ! We've added your Coffee Can Furnace to our Forging and Casting category,
    as well as to your builder page: MachineNZ's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Question

    Approximately how much gas did you use to do this melt?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rarmintrout View Post
    Approximately how much gas did you use to do this melt?
    Not sure but it wasn't very much. The burners powerful so melts aluminium quite quickly....



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