Alloy casting a CNC-milled foam pattern

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MAKE subscriber FrankG is working on an electric conversion of a Suzuki motorbike, and needed a custom part. He CNC-milled some foam and then cast the part using a sand mold. The documentation page is full of makery goodness ranging from CAD drawings to molten metal. The video is very maker-zen.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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