DIY Metal Foundry and all the tips, do’s and don’ts that you should know

DIY Metal FoundryDIY Metal Foundry is something that became very popular after the King of Random released a video showing how you can make one with a price tag of $20. Basically, what the DIY Metal Foundry does is melting aluminum cans with over 1000 degrees of heat. The heat comes from a hair dryer and a regular old charcoal. The YouTuber managed to build it by using a mixture of  50% play sand and 50% plaster of paris.

DIY Metal Foundry and all the tips, do’s and don’ts that you should know

DIY Metal Foundry

This DIY Metal Foundry focses the heat in one central area and is a good insulator. The $3 hair dryer controls the airflow so the heat goes straight into the heard of the crucible. It uses very little fuel and is extremely efficient.

Grant makes sure that it’s clear that there are safety issues. As we’re talking about a metal foundry, there is a danger of severe burns if you don’t know how to handle it properly. In addition, many that have tried to make the metal foundry of their own stumbled upon some issues. That’s why he released a second video to provide tips and make sure that you understand all the do’s and don’ts of this little project. Check it out!

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