Home Iron & Bronze Foundry

This Page last updated March 2018


Cast Iron Side Covers for an antique engine.

Bronze Handles for Holtzappfel lathe.

My home foundry shed houses four small Cupola Furnaces of various sizes, enabling me to melt as much as 40 lbs. of iron or 70 lbs. of bronze every five to six minutes. I mould in Green Sand for a wide variety of casting sizes and surface finishes. Both Art Castings and regular Machine Parts, etc. are possible. Although retired from this now, in the past I have done many custom bronze Builder's Plaques, Grave Markers, and Other Misc. Pieces. All moulding, pouring, and finishing of the castings is done by hand with traditional methods. I have full woodworking facilities for Pattern-making. Although I no longer accept commercial work, I am happy to help out with advice if you need a special casting or part. E-mail me a drawing or photo of what you need and I will do our best to help.


My small Cupola Furnaces have proved so successful that I have produced a 208 page book with over 60 drawings, photos, and sketches showing how anyone can build their own home hobby foundry for casting iron and bronze with this type melter. The exact specifications for building very small cupolas, and whole subject of small ironfounding, is covered in very thorough detail, with chapters and tips on moulding, sand preparation, refractories, building all equipment from scratch, etc. Even a great foundry glossary in the back! The book is available direct from us for $25. plus $3. postage and handling (overseas airmail is available but at a somewhat higher cost - see air post rates below).

See Special Bundle Offer below
For Both Book and new Photo CD!
And we now accept PayPal! - (Details Below)





My New Home Foundry CD is ready! You may know that a CD holds almost 650 megabytes (over 200,000 pages of text! Or many hundreds of high resolution pictures). So, this was a great way to gather up tons of goodies that I could not get into the cupola book. There is gobs of stuff in here on building and using small cupolas, visits to other foundries, CAD drawings from my friend Robert Grauman, and much more! Order today for only $20. plus $3. postage.

Special Bundle Offer!
Both my Cupola Book and Companion Photo CD for $45.!
A Savings of $5. off buying both separately.

Above total includes $5.00 for Postage in the Continental US

We have unfortunately had some postage increases
so here are the new totals for 2017:
Postage to Canada is $15.50 or total of $55.50
Air post to UK is $22.50 or total of $62.50
Continental Europe, $22.50 or total of $62.50
Australia and New Zealand, $22.75 or $62.75 total
Far East and India, $24.00 or total of $64.00

We now have PayPal!
Just click the Buy Now button below for a link to my secure PayPal transaction page.
You do not even need to be a PayPal member yourself or sign up - just look for the button that
Do not currently have a PayPal Account. Then, you can use your MasterCard or VISA direct.

On the transaction page, tell me what you want to buy (book, CD, or the bundle offer for both).
And then fill in the amount to pay, adding the postage from the list above to the item price.
And there is a place on the transaction form for your shipping address also.
If you have any questions or need a different total amount,
e-mail us.

NOTE! I try to ship as soon as I receive payment, but sometimes I may be between book shipments from the printing company or off-island on a short job. So, if you don't hear from me within a week or so, this is the reason. And I'll ship as soon as I am able, so allow from 2 to 4 weeks before you get worried!

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