CapeCoaler wrote:At what temperatures does cast iron melt?
coaledsweat wrote:For you adventurous souls, sand casting is quite easy to do. There is plenty of info, Google is your friend. If you don't want to play with molten metal, you can make a wooden pattern to fit the your local foundry's boxes. I bet they would cast a set of grates and frames dirt cheap. It is the pattern that costs so much, your only looking at a couple of bucks worth of iron.