Foundry and Metalworking Suppliers

Please note that this list is somewhat specific to the Portland, Oregon area. These aren't the only suppliers but you may find that this helps to locate similar ones in your area.

Item Area Supplier
Gingery Series (1-7) Books Lindsay Books or Amazon
Li'l Bertha Books Budget Casting Supply
Safety Equipment (gloves, facemask, apron, etc) Foundry Supply
LaGrand Industrial Supply Co.
2620 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97201
503-224-5800
NOTE: Not Open Sat
Mizzou Castable Plus Refractory Material
LaGrand Industrial Supply Co.
2620 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97201
503-224-5800
NOTE: Not Open Sat
Olivine Graded Sand Foundry or Ceramic Supply
LaGrand Industrial Supply Co.
2620 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97201
503-224-5800
NOTE: Not Open Sat
Western and Southern Bentonite Clay Foundry or Ceramic Supply
LaGrand Industrial Supply Co.
2620 SW 1st Ave, Portland, OR 97201
503-224-5800
NOTE: Not Open Sat
Green Stripe Fireclay, Western Bentonite Clay and Grog Ceramic Supply Georgies Ceramic and Clay
Vermiculite Refractory Insulation Al's Garden Center
Perlite Refractory Insulation Home Depot
Sodium Silicate Pattern Core Making Georgies Ceramic and Clay
Baltic Birch Plywood and woodworking tools Wood Products Woodcrafters
Pine Boards, Plywood Wood Products Home Depot
ZIP-SLIP« Release Agents Pattern Release
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Hi-Solids Sanding Sealer Pattern Sealant
Imperial Paint
2526 NW Yeon Ave
Portland, OR 97210
(503) 228-0207
Cold Rolled Steel (Bright, Mild Steel) Metal Products Pacific Machinery & Tool Steel Company
Hot Rolled Steel (Structural A36 Steel) Metal Products Eastside Steel

Forest Grove Iron & Industrial Supply

The Steel Yard

Step Pulleys, Taps, Starrett Tools, Cutting Fluid, etc Metal Products W. C. Winks Hardware
Electric Motors Metal Products eBay
Permatex Prussian Blue Scraping Products Permatex McMaster-Carr
Sheet Metal Metal Products
TT & L Sheetmetal
6585 SW Fallbrook Pl.
Beaverton, OR 97008-5465
(503) 641-0552
NOTE: Good people but not setup for VISA so bring cash.
DuraCast Pattern Products Stephenson Pattern Supply
Propane ($2/gallon 8-Sept-2006) Foundry Products
Suburban Propane
10075 SW Cascade Blvd
Portland, OR 97223 - 4326
(503) 639-8691
8:00am - 5:00pm M-F
CO2 Bottle, Regulator (~15 psi) Welding Supply Airgas Inc. (Hillsboro)
FerroManganese (to counteract sulphur) ??? ???
FerroSilicon (to improve flow) Foundry Supply BCS
Sodium Silicate PQ Corp, "RU" Sodium Silicate TBD
Parts, Tools, Other Industrial Supply McMaster-Carr
Aluminum Scrap Scrap


Other Suppliers (I have not ordered from yet.)


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