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Link to Metallurgy Skill page.Link to Anneal Skill page.Link to Alloy Skill page.Link to the Cast Skill page.Link to Pour Ingot Skill page.Link to Sand Cast Skill page.Link to the Stone Cast Skill page.Link to Lost Wax Cast Skill page.Link to Cuttlefish Cast Skill page.Link to Cuttlefish Cast Skill page.
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Provides a basic overview of the sand casting process.
 
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A free video primer on the sand casting process.
 
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A good overview of the sandcasting process.
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Gingery, David and Vince, Dave Gingery's Green-Sand Casting Techniques, 2008
 
 
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Ammen, C.W., The Complete Handbook of Sandcasting, 1979
90
 
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Until I read this book I thought that sand casting was very limited in the shapes that were possible to make using the technique.%26nbsp%3b I quickly found out how very%2c very wrong I was.%3cbr /%3e %3cbr /%3e This book is chock full of useful information about the craft of sand casting.%26nbsp%3b So much so that I believe it will take me about 10 readings to get it all.%26nbsp%3b I%27ve read it%2c casted a number of batches%2c now I%27m ready to read it again - because now I%27m ready to grasp another 10%25 of the material.%3cbr /%3e %3cbr /%3e This is the single most useful book on sand casting I%27ve found.%3cbr /%3e
Gingery, David J., The Charcoal Foundry, 2000
90
 
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This is part one of a seven book series called "Build Your Own Metal Working Shop From Scrap". It provides clear, detailed,instructions on building an inexpensive forge for melting metal and for doing sand casting.