Weltall

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About Weltall

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    Male
  • Location
    Silver City, New Mexico
  • Interests
    Racing, building/shooting rifles, smithing, tinkering with my vehicles.
  1. Weltall

    Double-edged Little Roks in Micarta and Cocobolo

    I like those! The cocobolo is really pretty. Newbie question now, how do you flare the tube? Clearance the wood and use a flaring tool, then file it flush?
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    Iron Stand - A Beginner

    Yes indeed. Everything but game animals comes in "on the hoof". LR, good job! Looks nice.
  3. Weltall

    A Log Dog..

    What is it for?
  4. Weltall

    Iron Stand - A Beginner

    How did you know it was an RPG there, Frosty? Huh? Lol
  5. Weltall

    Iron Stand - A Beginner

    I could get a lot of ideas of off that game... Yes I play it! Maybe I should try it too! I'll ask my buddy if he has any horns. (He's a butcher.)
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    Lit the forge!

    Thank you for the kind words every one! They mean a lot! I was followed home today by a piece of rebar, and the wife said I could keep it. I made this today...
  7. Weltall

    Lit the forge!

    Aqua man, if you'd like I can get some pics of the mount for you.
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    Lit the forge!

    This one here? >
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    Lit the forge!

    I have to rake that goes to my fireplace set, its decent quality and works well enough at the moment. There are some things I don't like about that I will change when I forge mine. I'm looking around for stock at the moment, not a real hard thing considering I work in a mine.
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    Lit the forge!

    I'm sorry for the poor quality pictures, everyone. I have only my not-smart-phone to use for both camera and internet.
  11. Weltall

    Lit the forge!

    Here is the strap I was messing with.
  12. Weltall

    Lit the forge!

    I had not thought of that, Jim! Thank you! I may wait until I cut a better stump, this is pretty rotten. I'll head out to the woods and get something here before long. I'll get more strap and make a hanger anyway!
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    Lit the forge!

    I went with a solid fuel forge because if was given to me, along with the anvil and an old post drill. It all came out of the mine where I work now, back in the 20's sometime. If I had to choose between other styles, I think I would build the 55 forge. They have blueprints here on the site and it seems like a great learner forge! Relatively easy to build, and versital. I may make one for grins one of these days.
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    Lit the forge!

    I'll put up a couple more pics of the strap tomorrow. Maybe I'll try to make some tongs?
  15. Well, I lit my forge for the first time ever! I didn't make anything, I had no real goal in mind. I had a random piece of flat strap, 2" x 1/4", so I made it really hot and beat on it. Didn't do much. But I started. The only teachers I have are on this forum, and boy you guys are great! I lit the fire with charcoal, don't have any real coal. It was good enough to get the metal to a bright red color, but I don't think my fire was deep enough to do much more. It felt great! Even if it was just xxxxxxx around d, trying to learn through trial and error. Learn I did though, so I would call it a great success! I just thought I would share it with you. I'll try and get a few pics posted.