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Brass Door Knocker Foundry

ydk-prototype brass door knocker Solid brass door knocker casting. Our brass door knockers are made by the sand casting method. This involves pouring molten brass into a mold made of sand.

The process is not new, it is centuries old. It has been employed to produce many types of products for many industries.

The pictures shown in the following pages were taken in our facility over time.

The foundry portion of our facility is quite small compared to large production foundries. It is designed specifically to produce the castings we use for our products.

These pages are provided as an insight to the processes used to make a brass door knocker. They are not to be considered instructions on how to do the process. Casting molten brass can be quite dangerous if not done properly. It should not be attempted without proper equipment and a thorough understanding of the subject.

That being said lets get started making a brass door knocker. Please click on the first link below.

pattern in vise
Pattern Making
packed cope
Mold Making
hot brass
finishing front
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