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    That's awesome Chris!! Don't be surprised when the kids starts giving you a little "hero worship" :) AMEN to that!! The reason we...
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    EdCaffreyMS reacted to Heikki's post in the thread What's going on in your shop? with Like Like.
    This is the "antiquing" finish I learned from John Cohea's video. Ferric chloride followed by a dip in bleach. Repeat as necessary. I...
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    EdCaffreyMS reacted to mike miller's post in the thread 52100 HT? with Like Like.
    If you got it from Aldo, I don't know what Caffrey says , but normalize it three times before you heat-treat it do make grain smaller.
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread 52100 HT?.
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread Probe Placment.
    OK! Thanks for the pic....that makes it easy! On that type of thermocouple, that round ceramic bead on the end....has to be...
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread Probe Placment.
    Just in case.... do not use a probe "well" in a forge application..... depending on the well material, it results in wildly inaccurate...
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread Probe Placment.
    I've found that I get the most accurate reading with the probe in the back.... in the case of that forge (If I'm viewing it correctly)...
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread another old anvil find.....
    Nothing sexier then the lines of a well made English/London pattern anvil!
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread Next step up from Dremel?.
    When I graduated from dremel tools, I went to air grinders. For heavy grinding/sanding, I use straight or angled air die grinders, and...
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread VFD/Motor Questions.
    Whew! 40-50'? I've never made/used an extension that long for 220V..... but I can tell you that with 120V at 50', your voltage will...
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    I have a few Angle Peen forging hammers available! You can get all the details here...
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread Graphite spray....
    I can't add much to the graphite spray conversation, except to say that the results/lack of clean up work required is very similar to...
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread Twisted Damascus Question.
    There's several ways to skin that cat. The least waste of material is to forge it round, twist, then forge flat.....being VERY cautious...
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread Thoughts on handle designs..
    Whatever the details, knife handles SHOULD, first and foremost, be designed to fit the human hand....and not just in one way of gripping...
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    EdCaffreyMS replied to the thread Champion No. 1 Power Hammer.
    I've worked on a number of them over the years, and have rebuilt/sold exactly ONE. Personally, versus a Little Giant, I didn't...
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