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  1. Got all my stuff together this weekend and finally build my coal Forge. I need something pushing a little more air I think. If you see something I'm doing wrong or have any advise I would love to hear it. Brand new to all this. Thanks! 20180416_204026.mp4
  2. So... After years of using a modified rivet forge I want to build my own forge for burning coal that is more functional and hopefully one that holds a better fire. I have plans for the forge body and chimney, but I'm still undecided about the firepot, so Instead of asking about a specific design I would love to hear folk's opinions on what they recommend... I want you to defend your firepot! Do you prefer cast iron? Side drafts? Swedish styles? Whatever it may be I want to hear what you like about a specific design in the hopes of gaining some insight. I'm not currently interested in hearing about gas forged. I've build a ribbon burner forge and love it, but ultimately solid fuel is where my heart is. Much appreciated, Eric
  3. I am passing this along from my local Blacksmith's guild; The coal is located near Richmond Virginia, sorry I don't have the exact location. If you can get there to pick it up this is a nice opportunity. My name is Scott. I have a extremely large amount of bituminous type coal for sale. This was removed from a historic warehouse that had a coal vault room. This facility went up for sale and is being converted to usable space, so this is a one time deal. We have until July 15th, 2017 to get it completely removed from the site. I have a backhoe with a 1.3 cubic yard or 1 ton bucket to load. It will be sold as follows: .10 cent per pound for 1 ton .05 cents per pound for anything over 5 tons If I have to deliver the cost increases to .20 cents per pound within a 50 mile radius of the site anything further will need to be discussed Pick ups will be scheduled on Friday, Saturday and Sunday unless prior arrangements are made. Again deadline for site removal is July 15th, 2017 As a blacksmith myself finding coal here in Virginia isn't easy as it used to be, Sources have closed there doors more recently. I used to drive to Elkton. I hope you share this with others in your associations , staff and fellow blacksmiths. Contact me by email me @ sohrum40@gmail.com OR call, leave a message at 804.349.5829 Sincerely, Scott Ohrum
  4. Hey guys I'm back and I'm wondering how I should build my new coal forge. The one I currently have is a fire extinguisher that I cut in half and attached a shop vac to the bottom. It works but I can only heat blades two to three inches long. So I'm wondering if there's a better way.
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