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  1. Does anyone have experience with the 420 ear stainless steel (it is remelted 420 for making molds)? I was given a good amount of this and was wondering if it is possible to forge properly (for knives and other tools). I was working with a small piece about 2" thick and 6" long and it is very tough to forge. It eventually ended up cracking. If anyone has any advice or procedures , it would be greatly appreciated.
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    My personal Smithy 16x24 with a 5.5 ft loft
  4. Here is my solution for a Champion Blower 400 mount. I purchased the blower on Ebay for a good price (as it was in great condition) but, it did not have a mount.I hope this may help others who are looking for a quick solution for a mount. I used materials I had in my shop. Here is what I used: — I piece of 1 1/2 inch black iron pipe for the leg of the stand (cut to the length needed for my application). — 1 piece of 1 1/4 bar that I cut into two 3” sections — 2 pieces of 1/4 flat bar that I cut to the length of the sides of the blower base — 2 pieces of 1/8 flat bar (cut to same len
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    Show me your vise

    Leg vise with rail stand. Its really solid.
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    Touchmark for Quinto Martin "Qforge"

    © Quinto Martin Blacksmithing

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