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December 9, 2017, 10:43 pm

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Advice for novice

November 24, 2016, 10:52 am

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 Read more »

Is this a dormant news group ? not anything since March really.

August 28, 2016, 2:11 am

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 Read more »

Welding equip want to add mig/fluxcore capability

March 8, 2016, 5:54 am

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 w... Read more »

Where to buy WS-Patina paint in USA or Canada?

December 23, 2015, 3:22 am

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 http://www.ws-lackchemie.de/2012-03-28-15-21-28/ws-pati... Read more »

little giant serial number

October 26, 2015, 12:57 am

I just bought a 25# little giant trip hammer. Where would I find the serial number? Read more »

Gotta give a head's up to this gal...

April 10, 2015, 10:08 pm

...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. http://www.slmetalworks.com/index.html Best regards, Bert -- M... Read more »


April 7, 2015, 12:40 am

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: https://sites.google.com/site/earlyirongroup/ It's not often that Sauder or th... Read more »

countertop aluminum foundry

November 1, 2014, 12:16 am

Hi guys, Long time lurker, very infrequent poster. Let me introduce myself. I'm John DeArmond, Chief Engineer for http://www.fluxeon.com, a company that manufactures low cost induction heaters... Read more »

Lost, then found.

October 12, 2014, 2:39 am

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 tr... Read more »

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Treadle hammers

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Hello All I am planning on building a treadle hammer. I have go the clay Spencer plans and have had a good look at them as a starting point. I have built a small power hammer. http://myweb.absa.co.... Read more »

FRANK DEAN, the Rodmell blacksmith, died on Monday 27 7 04

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I never knew Frank as well as I should have, I studied his evening classes at Plumptom College for only two terms. Even more than the considerable amount of information that he taught was the enthusi... Read more »

Welding equip want to add mig/fluxcore capability

rating: 5

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 w... Read more »

Galvanized hood for gas forge exhaust?

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Hi. I am going to be installing my gas forge in my shop (walk out, unfinished basement), and I am planning on having an exhaust fan in a hood to suck out the exhaust/gases. I was wondering about us... Read more »

Garage door springs steel, what to do?

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Hi all, I have a couple of garage door springs. They are about 5/16 round (I haven't actually measured, but that is what I recall). Being that this is spring steel I have been trying to think of ... Read more »

Large propane tank for BBQ pit

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I just acquired a large propane tank that I plan to turn into a BBQ pit, any safe suggestions on how to cut it, the tank has had propane in it for twenty years. I have been told by one person that y... Read more »

Making a 'C' clamp

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If one wished to make a 12 'C' Clamp by bending (say 2x5/8 strap) in to a 'C', with a threaded cylinder welded to one end, how does one temper it. Bright Cherry red, and then bury it in a bucket o... Read more »

Bloom iron

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In the latest issue of ABANA's publication The Anvil's Ring (Volume 39/Number 3/Spring 2011, pages 32-35) a fellow by the name of Lee Sauder Being a novice at blacksmithing, I'd never heard of bloo... Read more »

Hydraulic forging press manufacturers?

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There seems to have been an explosion in the last couple of years in the availability of new power hammers, but I haven't run across any new hydraulic forging presses sized and configured for a small... Read more »

RailRoad Spikes - What can I make?

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This is a multi-part message in MIME format. _NextPart_000_005A_01C44B17.C8033180-- Read more »

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