Recent content by rezz

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    Forge Question

    Thanks everyone. I got it going pretty well and have been able to easily get blades to temp for HT. It has also been good so far for forging and I was able to make some 'functional' tongs out of 1/2" round bar. I put a fire brick standing on edge opposite the burner and that helps with the...
  2. R

    Forge Question

    Thanks WY_Not.....you're right. Will fix it before applying cement
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    Forge Question

    Thanks all. Its looking a bit better. :confused: I remembered about putting the seam on the bottom but that pic is just a temporary test for fit. I'll rotate it around before applying the coating. Burner placement....some people recommended putting the burner at the front or back 1/3 of the...
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    Forge Question

    I scrapped the original idea of the stainless steel pot and got an air tank. Here's what I've got so far:
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    Forge Question

    A MONTH?? Ain't no way I'll be able to wait a month for that stuff to set 'properly'. :D I do have some of that firebrick you are talking about after finding it locally today. There were 6 in the box @ 9" x 4.5" x 1.25" and its made by Rutland. So it will definitely be in the bottom. This is...
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    Forge Question

    Okay, scrap that idea. Should have known since I haven't seen anything like that anywhere. I got the idea because some forges have a round pipe inside and .................oh well. The insulation should be here tomorrow and I have some castable cement to coat that with. Now I'm debating on...
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    Forge Question

    I'm in the process of building a forge and need some info. My plan is to use 2 stainless steel containers, one is 10" diameter and the other is 7". I intend to put the smaller one inside the larger one and put insulation around the outside of the inner container. Is there anything wrong with...
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