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Foundry

Build a blacksmith forge for $50 from junk.

Build a blacksmith forge for $50 from junk.
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Disclaimer: The material on this website is provided for general information only, and on the understanding of how a forge works, this is not professional advice on how to make one. I am not responsible for your safety. Any damage or loss caused by the use of this information is

Ben Coal
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How to make Refractory Cement  3+ Recipes

How to make Refractory Cement 3+ Recipes
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Whether you are building an amazing pizza oven, a gorgeous and fully functioning fireplace to complete your backyard oasis, or even a forge/furnace, it is important to have a good recipe for making your own refractory cement right at home. Whether you are completely unsure of how to begin

Ben Coal
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Build Your Own D.I.Y Foundry For Casting & Refining

Build Your Own D.I.Y Foundry For Casting & Refining
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This is one of the most detailed tutorials on how to build your own do it yourself foundry I have found on the internet. So please Watch and enjoy! Also, be sure to check out the eBooks and links below for similar foundry's construction ideas and methods. Good luck. Best

Ben Coal
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How to make a "Microwave Kiln"

How to make a "Microwave Kiln"
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I have updated this page 2 times before since the authors of two different videos have removed their videos about creating a microwave kiln but to my surprise, there is now an even better video: About Video.I found loads of videos on how to use this type of kiln

Ben Coal
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Make a fresnel lens solar furnace from scrap!

Make a fresnel lens solar furnace from scrap!
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What is a Fresnel Lens?You can think of a Fresnel lens as a flat magnifying glass off made out of plastic they were first used in the early lighthouses to channel the light, today they can be found in a lot of household gadgets, toys, and certain types of

Ben Coal
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Basic: Heat resistant refractory concrete mix

Basic: Heat resistant refractory concrete mix
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This mixture may be used for making our D.I.Y Furnace or any other small furnace. What you need: River gravel or crushed fire bricksSandCalcium Aluminate cement. (best grade available)Lime (lime is usually cheaper, about 80% of the cement price)Water (h2O)You can add into this mix

Ben Coal
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