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Warner Smith

First real forge test

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I cured the Kast O Lite yesterday,  so today was the first real firing of my forge.  I still need to put the layer of Plistix on, but wanted to turn something red and see how the burner works.  What do you guys think?

Warner 

 

 

 

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It works! That said, you may not want to have the burner flame directly on your piece of stock unless it is mild steel...but you probably already know that huh?

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Just now, Joël Mercier said:

It works! That said, you may not want to have the burner flame directly on your piece of stock unless it is mild steel...but you probably already know that huh?

Joel,  I know almost nothing.   Haha. 

Warner 

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I don't know how to break it to you, but, it looks like you may have a forge on your hands.

I have to agree that you need to have the flame swirling around the workpiece not directly on it.

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3 minutes ago, Vern Wimmer said:

I don't know how to break it to you, but, it looks like you may have a forge on your hands.

I have to agree that you need to have the flame swirling around the workpiece not directly on it.

I'll be back for advice.  Haha.  I'll be putting the Plistix layer on tomorrow.

       Thanks,

       Warner 

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