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  • One of my other hobbies.

    One of my other hobbies.

    A gas forge, I can just hear all the girls screaming hysterically and running for cover.
    The burner is an idea off the internet and employs a MIG tip for the jet.

    Dont try this unless you are a trained idiot...., like myself.
    Gas Forge - YouTube
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    Re: One of my other hobbies.

    Well, well, well another iron banger in the crowd So your using a venturi type burner. Propane or natural gas. I don't have any photos of mine. My burner set up is a bit different. I use a furnace blower inject the propane in a black iron pipe line which goes in to the forge. Sice is 1" Have two like this in a forge about 30" deep. And oh yeah it gets HOT!!!

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      Re: One of my other hobbies.

      I also have a propane injected forge. More then one iron banger in the crowd.

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        Re: One of my other hobbies.

        OK faith so whats your favorite metal? What kind of stuff do you like to make?

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          Re: One of my other hobbies.

          post up your ir0n pr0n

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            Re: One of my other hobbies.

            I probably am not worthy to join this thread, but I read this article several years ago in PM.
            Home Made Forge.
            I have wanted to try this ever since. Not the kitchen sink mind you but using the shopvac as a bellows. I've been thinking lately that it would be great to make tools for the oven.
            Just a "buff", not a "metal head", YET
            joe watson

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              Re: One of my other hobbies.

              Originally posted by bgreed View Post
              Well, well, well another iron banger in the crowd So your using a venturi type burner. Propane or natural gas. I don't have any photos of mine. My burner set up is a bit different. I use a furnace blower inject the propane in a black iron pipe line which goes in to the forge. Sice is 1" Have two like this in a forge about 30" deep. And oh yeah it gets HOT!!!
              Im using propane, the forge got to over 1000c the other day and maxed out my infared thermometer so I have no idea how hot it gets.
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                Re: One of my other hobbies.

                If you like working with hot metal youll love this vid.

                Hand forging chains (1) - Blacksmithing - YouTube

                And stuff like this...

                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTU0Z...eature=related
                Last edited by brickie in oz; 03-19-2012, 10:49 PM.
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