18 years ago
heating coil and took all the bricks apart. Using the kiln's disk
shapped cover upside down as the base, I created a 1/2 brick high (~
2x2x6) elongated diamond shape out of 4 bricks with one end open for
the burner and the other end closed for heat reflection. In the next
layer of brick I left an opening at what I guessed was a 'sweet spot'.
This opening is from side to side. The next layer goes across the top
to cover it. The burner is a Harbor Freight $17.95 weed burner. It
runs directly of the propane tank. (I also have a BBQ regulator that I
I placed a piece of reBar in the forge, fired it up, and in under 5
minutes had the center 4" section red hot.
I am thinking of using a piece of the kiln's SS band as a base to
catch the flux and to protect the bricks below.
I can best describe the forge as a horizontal forge with a crosswise
Photos to come.