Video: DIY Mini Metal Foundry

 Video: DIY Mini Metal Foundry

I have had the video below by the King of Random saved to one of my playlists on YouTube for a while now and believe that it could be of great use to preppers.

This mini foundry can make quick work of turning your scrap metal in to something that can be of use should the SHTF. If you have decided to start storing metals for a rainy day then check it out.

Charcoal foundries can reach temperatures in excess of 1,000ºC, which is well above the melting point of hobbyists. This project should only be attempted with adequate knowledge and training, proper protective safety gear, and in a fire resistant area with adequate ventilation. The sparks flying from the foundry can ignite fires, and the fumes from burning dross can be toxic. Use caution and common sense. Use of this video content is at your own risk. – King of Random

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  • The best thing here about having a foundry is that you could transform all your used metal into something useful, like decorative iron sculptures and handy wrought iron cabinets. Should my dad decide to raid his warehouse of used scrap metals, it would definitely be great if he could unearth his foundry tools too from his tool cabinets for a weekend of metalwork. Not only would he be clearing up his stash of metals, but he’d also be upcycling these scraps into something he could give away to relatives when they come over during Easter dinner. He might just get creative enough to create steampunk Easter eggs for everyone!

    • Exactly and doing so doesn’t need to be expensive either.

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