Expenses for a Hobbiest Foundry

This table is purely for interest's sake.  It may help you allocate finances for your own foundry project.  All figures are approximate.
 
 
Value
Date
Item
Vendor
Individual
$25.23 23 July 2001 Burner parts - Pipes, fittings, etc. Plumbing Village Loren
$50.25 19 Nov 2001 Dukast 2800 Castable Refactory (2 of 50 lb bags). Inproheat Loren
$50.25 26 Nov 2001 Dukast 2800 Castable Refactory (2 of 50 lb bags). Inproheat Loren
$15.10 Pre 26 Nov 2001 Ange Iron - for lifting mechanism (Not all used)
10' of 1-1/2x1-1/2x3/16" ($1.51/lft)
General Steel Marc
$25.80 Pre 26 Nov 2001 Angle Iron - for lifting mechanism/ingot molds (Not all used)
20' of 1-1/4x1-1/4x3/16" ($1.29/lft)
General Steel Marc
$20.00 Pre 26 Nov 2001 Seamless Iron Pipe - for crucible
9"x5"x1/4" wall 
Metal Supermarket Marc
$5.00 Pre 26 Nov 2001 Iron Pipe (Inside seam) - for crucibles
approx 1-1/2' of 2-3/4" and 4"
Acme Scrap Marc
$41.64 Pre 26 Nov 2001 Flat Iron - for furnace lifting mechanism (Not all used).
20' of 1/4x1-1/2" ($0.55/lft)
10' of 1/4x2" ($0.70/lft)
10' of 1/4x1" ($0.35/lft)
10' of 3/16x1" ($0.30/lft)
32lb of Sheet Metal ($14.40)
General Steel Marc
$4.00 Pre 26 Nov 2001 1-1/4" black iron plug (in preparation of using new burner jet) Plumbing Village Loren
$101.60 31 Dec 2001 Propane fittings, hose, regulator, dial guage, needle valve. Mutual Propane Loren
$18.16 12 Jan 2002 3 1/2' of 1 1/4" (nominal) black iron pipe for lifting mechanism and a second burner.
1 1/4" black iron pipe coupling (for second burner).
Plumbing Village Loren