Some great Video’s on Casting using Aluminum Cans.

How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry.


Thought that Friday and Valentines weekend, would be great for some of you to maybe make this and have some fun with some Aluminum cans.



At some point I think Dakota and I will have a go at this, seeing as he already works at a Foundry, this will be a piece of cake for him, but there are some interesting ways and features on here as to how you can make something like this quite cheaply and using places like Thrift stores etc for some of the components is a super idea and plenty of them around and of course, helps them out too, and of course all the tree huggers will love you for recycling as well.


So, make some sand casts and have fun, yes its dangerous in a way of burning your self so be prepared and don’t F around, but this will be a great fun thing to do with kids if supervised of course.


How to make a simple backyard foundry for less than $20, for melting pop cans, and casting aluminum.

How to make a quick sand cast gun out of Aluminum.

Make your own furnace, think Kota and I will attempt this.

Casting from foam.

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