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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #150 on: June 13, 2017, 07:51:18 AM »
Thanks guys, lots of room for improvement.  Looking forward to getting my own forge set up and start practicing!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #151 on: June 13, 2017, 02:16:06 PM »
Gas or solid fuel?
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #152 on: June 13, 2017, 08:48:19 PM »
Eventually I want both, but going to start with a gas forge.

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #153 on: June 14, 2017, 10:38:02 AM »

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #154 on: June 15, 2017, 05:46:54 AM »
Eventually I want both, but going to start with a gas forge.
i would recommend looking in to a ribbon burner. Very efficient.    Search " ifi forges 101 ".
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #155 on: June 15, 2017, 10:35:57 AM »
Eventually I want both, but going to start with a gas forge.
i would recommend looking in to a ribbon burner. Very efficient.    Search " ifi forges 101 ".

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #156 on: June 19, 2017, 12:37:41 PM »
Dressed up grandpas handled hot cut and made one more for my striking "anvil" (cast steel tractor weight) from 1 3/16" axel.  Did all the work on my vertical rail anvil except upsetting in the modified hardy.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #157 on: June 19, 2017, 12:58:34 PM »
Looks great!!!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #158 on: June 19, 2017, 08:11:31 PM »
Thank you
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #159 on: June 20, 2017, 03:58:14 PM »
Had to get some stuff and hit one of a couple spots I love to dig for rusty gold!!!!
Mega scores.
2 double pointed pick axe heads, 4 knife blades
2 USA made steel wrenches, one will be a blade, one might turn into a hatchet
A chunk of pipe for my tong rack I'm going to make
Some steel rings for junk yard art
A scarp head from a pick axe with a large flat blade. Ill make a ulu or chopper/cleaver out of it.
Then found a huge score 6 mega sections of band saw blades from the old klickitat mill!!!!!

Then 2 big saw blades from a craigslist score!!!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #160 on: June 20, 2017, 04:04:39 PM »
Here are some goodies near Goldbar.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/tls/6183662789.html

Not my listiong.

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #161 on: June 20, 2017, 08:37:12 PM »
Last weekend I attended the Understanding and History of Blacksmithing held at the Northwest Museum of Art in Spokane.
 
 We spent time at the forge and watched a very interesting documentary titled The Devil’s Blacksmith, its about an hour long but I could not find the complete movie, here is what I did find - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHklYJ7XWqeM9vssHufS8_Q/videos

They also had zombie auditions at the Museum….I passed.


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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #162 on: June 20, 2017, 10:19:07 PM »
Nice pieces!!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #163 on: June 21, 2017, 05:12:24 AM »
I'll be at the hammer in on Saturday.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #164 on: June 21, 2017, 05:12:59 AM »
Nice score carp!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #165 on: June 22, 2017, 06:17:10 PM »
Well my swather went down so had a couple hrs yesterday to mess around.

I needed a smaller twisting wrench so picked up a bike wrenchin ebay and busted one out.

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #166 on: June 23, 2017, 01:04:50 PM »
They look great!!!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #167 on: June 23, 2017, 06:55:06 PM »
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #168 on: June 23, 2017, 09:31:01 PM »
Thanks guys. Bunch more stuff to come when I get some down time :drool:
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #169 on: June 24, 2017, 06:58:40 AM »
Anyone able to get some use out of some scrap disk brake rotors before I toss them?

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #170 on: June 24, 2017, 11:49:43 AM »
made a hot chisel a while back out of some H 10 and thought I would try it out, so I made a couple hot dog roasters for the camp fire.  I used some 1/4 x1/4 stainless steel and split the fork, added some twists and back twists in the stem and used some antler I had laying around for the handle.

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #171 on: June 24, 2017, 11:56:51 AM »
Dude those are awesome  :tup:

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« Reply #172 on: June 24, 2017, 01:13:12 PM »
Those turned out sweet!!!!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #173 on: June 25, 2017, 07:41:20 AM »
Love those forks.  304 SS?

I had a blast at the hammer in.  Picked up a set of tongs and a 260lb block of steel to replace my rr track anvil. It's 3.5"-12"-22"
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #174 on: June 25, 2017, 08:40:49 AM »
not sure what stainless it is, just something had laying around.  I got some scrap rebar and made my wife a garden gate, then I had to make a spider to go with it.  the spider is made out of 2 spoons and some old spokes from my panhead.