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Hi have started to fix a anvil , can't find any marking but a 15 raised on it . can't find out what kind of anvil it is. n it . can't find out what kind of anvil it is. That's likely a weight marking,...
1 year ago 1
Re: Anvil Identification
Hi there! I am looking for a couple of old Anvils that an idiot cousin sold that were family heirlooms I am uncertain of what make/brand they were, bu t the ancestor who owned then would have stamped...
2 years ago 1
Hi my name is Jim, Just got a used Aud,Added an inverter and pendant, going to to run the pump strait off 240 with a cap across motor. 30 years since I did any turning lol. Slooo looking forward to...
4 years ago
Advice for novice
Hi to all, I'm asking for advice in order to start working on metals. Any idea will be much appreciated, from necessary tools to equipment etc etc. Regards I'm not a blacksmith. I think the best for...
5 years ago 2
Is this a dormant news group ? not anything since March really.
Hope someone is out there - Likely now in blogs and out of Usenet. Newer generation likes pictures and such with everything. This is text. Martin Still watching the group from here. Stuart still here...
5 years ago 5
Welding equip want to add mig/fluxcore capability
I'll apologize in advance for being somewhat vague about what I'm after. And probably for using more verbosity than is really necessary. A first word about my experience: 35 yrs of all kinds of...
6 years ago 2
Where to buy WS-Patina paint in USA or Canada?
Hi All, I need to buy the WS-Patina paint in USA or Canada, or any internet suppliers that can ship to USA or Canada. It is a German company Can anyone please help? Thanks. Iron Worker
6 years ago
little giant serial number
I just bought a 25# little giant trip hammer. Where would I find the serial number?
6 years ago
Gotta give a head's up to this gal...
...for one of the most cool web site home pages. There ought to be music going for the scene...and, the Gal is a terrific artist. Best regards, Bert
7 years ago
Don't know if anyone reading here is as fascinated with making their own raw iron as I am, but if so, check this out: It's not often that Sauder or the others get this far north. Wish I could make...
7 years ago 1
countertop aluminum foundry
Hi guys, Long time lurker, very infrequent poster. Let me introduce myself. I'm John DeArmond, Chief Engineer for , a company that manufactures low cost induction heaters. My personal interests are...
7 years ago 12
Lost, then found.
Somehow my news reader decided to vanish acb, removed it from list of "subscribed" groups. Happened to a couple of others with more traffic, too. Huh. gnus isn't s'posed to do that. Looks like traffic...
7 years ago
Made this Blacksmith anvil round table. Comments?
I made this round "anvil table". Made of a piece of 3" thickness steel with holes drilled around the perimeter. (this is a blind flange) The holes could be useful for hanging tongs etc. Legs are made...
8 years ago 8
Hardy hole for rail anvil
Most youtube videos about making a rail anvil don't show how to make the hardy hole, so I made a video on that subject. It's at: Pete Stanaitis ---------------
8 years ago
Old or used rasps
Does anyone go thru a lot of rasps because I need some if any one can help me out I'd sure Appreciate it thanks my number is 720-587-9783 Find any farrier and ask them. Around here anyways, they...
8 years ago 1