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I Forge Iron

eco redneck

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  1. Hello everybody today I acquired this huge post drill hand crank in very good shape very little slop and play in the spindle the only thing is it seems to be missing any kind of mechanism to turn the feed to lower it down as your Drilling not a big deal I just I would appreciate if somebody would have pictures of what it should look like so I can make something work for it did excellent drill and all their minus this part
  2. In not new to this . But you have to understand that I ground the face because of all of the massive pitting from miss use with a chisel at some point. Now I admit that now where it's at I realize that I more than likely shouldn't have done that. But Imy more than willing to work on it to repair my mistakes
  3. It does have a steel free so I can tell by the spark difference between the face and the base that is cast iron but I don't know I looked into getting some hard surfacing rodds would that work to build up just a little bit I appreciate any advice on this thank you
  4. Ahh I'll back away from the grinder Didn't take much off at all but sitll
  5. Well tilted says it . Picked up a anvil the other day. Has not bad rebound. The face has been beat up really bad by chisels so I figured no big deal as people can be hard on stuff. Well upon future inspection while I was grinding away the pitting. I realized that the face is extremely soft and dents very very easily looks like I just bought a hundred and thirty five pound piece of cast iron
  6. Hello everyone I have been throwing around the idea of a used oil forge or a diesel forge design. Now I know there are many threads on the idea but hear me out. I'm totally new to the idea of liquid fuel forges and hAve no idea where to start. I have all the tools and such needed to build one but I just need some starter or a how to oil forge for dummies ideas or pages to look at. Simple plans would be nice Thanks
  7. eco redneck


    tried that once before made my head hurt too much
  8. eco redneck

    Coat Rack on a Wall

    how long did that take
  9. Where would one get his hands on liquid sodium chloride?
  10. So as you can see in the picture in front of that little bin is this white plastic calf huch and in order for me to start smithing in that bin behind it I need to move this thing to get some crap out of it and only thing is is that it's the dead winter in Alberta and this thing is frozen to the ground solid its plastic so I don't want to wreck it and I am I going to do it I have no clue how to do this ran out of ideas already Any helpwould he appreciated and just don't say wait for spring because spring doesn't come until June allmost
  11. After 10 years of stuff piling up going to be a pain to clean her out but I'll get it done within the next week or so before Christmas hopefully have shop set up sometime after Christmas its It's plenty tall enough for a shop but she's got a slight lean into her for probably only being 75 or 80 years old so might have to deal with that but other than that she's good
  12. Hello every one So i am in need of a shop i have a few old square grain bins at hone here abd im thinking of turning on into a shop. I was just wondering on how many people have done this the Ben will probably use is probably with me 14 by 14 or whatever it's not that big any ideas?
  13. Hello every one So i I have been looking at different styles styles of homemade clinker Breakers lately I've noticed that there's lots of variation in different styles of breakers and gates I guess I've seen some made up from ball bearings washers pieces of tube even so I was wondering if you guys can post pictures of your home a clinker breaker or a gate just to give everybody else some ideas if they need for homemade builds Thanks Eco
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