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How do i make an oil burner? Answered

I would like to make a waste oil burner. Yes, i know the hazards of the fumes given off so and so but i have a respirator. Can anyone make me a step by step instruction on how to make an oil burner capable of melting aluminum,silver,and tin. And possibily iron?


If you want to do a quality job read all of this.

Also, who told you you need a respirator? If you build a waste oil burner that doesn't completely suck you can't even smell anything.

If you want a step-by-step wait a couple months, I'm trying to build an oil-burner that's simple enough to easily replicate.

I think the guy at the above adress did a good enough job though.

Did you ever get a chance to do the step by step instructions?

Also, what are you melting metals for? If you only need a small amount of metal (not iron) you could probably do it with a charcoal foundry.

hey your instructable inspired me ive made an awesome propane foundry simmilar to yours and ive use it for well over 30 melts! i sure do hope i get a camera so i can make an instructable

Given the different volumes you are likely to be trying to melt (aluminum v silver) I think you are going to want more than one so you can control the amount of heat better. A huge burner is going to be difficult to control with the small amount of silver, difficult to get to iron temps, and difficult to keep down to tin temps.

to be honest if i can only do 1 thing thats fine...i really want it to be either iron or alluminum