Melting Aluminum Cans With $20 Homemade Mini Metal Crucible - Off Grid World
This homemade metal foundry was made with a mixture of 50% plaster of paris and 50% sand, which are a good insulator and focus the heat in one central area.
How to Make a Coffee Can Forge
This is a simple DIY forge, made from a coffee can and homemade refractory with materials that can be found at any hardware stores. This has no problems heat...
Gas Forge Build 5: Intial Burn
Here have inserted the burners and tightened the collar screws. The flare tips are sitting up in the insulation about 1". I placed to hard firebricks inside the bottom of the forge. This will prevent the ceramic blanket from compressing under the weight of whatever steel may go in. It also will keep the borax off the bottom. I expect to replace these bricks from time to time, so they are not cemented in place. With this arrangement the gas supply hose can come to the front or go to the back…
Building a Propane Forge | Althoff Woodshop
A quick walk through on how I went about building my two burner propane forge for use in my shop from (mostly) off the shelf parts and a little bit of ingenuity.
How to Build a Forge: Making a Gas Forge Burner (minimal tools / no welder)
In this video I show how to build a gas forge burner out of common pipe fittings using minimal tools. Amazon / McMaster-Carr Parts List: 1 of each required: ...
How To Make A DIY Soup Can Forge
We have done several posts about making your own knives, arrowheads and other small tools over the years, but the main stumbling block preventing most folks having a go is that the tutorials usually require a blacksmiths forge to heat, shape and harden the steel. Building or buying a full-sized blacksmiths forge is beyond most […]
Hybridburners.com home page
My site provides information about the various models of propane burners I produce, and have available for use in forges, foundry furnaces, glass melting furnaces, heat treating ovens, or anything else that requires a very high temperature and high efficiency heat source.