Steve Sells

Members
  • Content Count

    7,042
  • Joined

  • Last visited

About Steve Sells

  • Rank
    Administrator, Curmudgeon, Author

Contact Methods

  • Website URL
    http://www.fenrisforge.com

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Ft Wayne IN, USA Fenris Forge LLC
  • Interests
    Bladesmithing, Jujitsu

Converted

  • Location
    Ft Wayne Indiana, USA
  • Biography
    Father of 2, Grandfather of 2
  • Interests
    Bladesmithing, Jujuitsu
  • Occupation
    Electrician

Recent Profile Visitors

46,539 profile views
  1. which is the big reason we have a separate section for knifes in heat treating
  2. I have my own I published in my book, but James Hrisoulas once posted this flux recipe: 5 parts Anhydrous Borax 2 parts powdered Boric Acid 1 part powdered iron oxide 1/2 part Flourspar 1/4 part Sal Ammoniac This stuff sticks most anything together but the flourspar can kill you so read the MSDS
  3. open minded has nothing to do with it, what did you try to do to get it to weld? If you refuse to tell me how your trying to forge weld I cant help
  4. Think there is no Oxygen in air or in rust? Rust is either Fe2O3 or Fe3O4 and Thomas already covered air. LOL I just love how some people join just to spout off nonsense I suggest you stop listening to Peter&Pete as well, unless you need a good laugh
  5. This is a world wide forum with members from over 150 countries, If you want to ask that again with real information, starting with what country you're in, then you have a possibility of getting a useful answer. Just stating a county means nothing by itself
  6. If the tank is freezing up it is because you are drawing off gas faster than it was designed for. If that is happening you need a larger tank. that is the only safe way to address it. no matter what some myths state, There is a pinned thread about this here:
  7. don't you realize this is a world wide forum we don't even have a clue to what counry your in
  8. I disagree about spark testing, because that is not best it is only a educated guess. A chemical analysis like Gas Chromatography is the best way, he did say he has a lab
  9. "the metal" is not telling us anything, and a dremel isnt doing anything for working on a cannon, but will be nice for cleaning up Chess pieces so to answer your detailed question: Get the thing to make the metal look like you want