Backyard Foundry

By B. Terry Aspin
June 1997
ISBN: 1-85486-146-8
90 p. illus
$24.50 Paper Original

Making your own patterns and castings is much easier than you may think. This book covers basic principles, materials and techniques, pattern making, molding boxes, cores and core-boxes, metals, electric, gas and coke furnaces, and includes step by step procedures with examples of locomotive cylinders and wheels. Sources of specialized materials and even the design of an outdoor furnace suitable for small scale work are also given.

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