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Posted January 19, 2017
Posted January 18, 2017
thank you John, I do appreciate your reply !
this forum used to be great for stuff like this.......maybe that'll get a reply
Posted January 16, 2017
I've come across a few topics and threads that have a list of required parts for a press build and the odd one where press drawings were at one time posted but since deleted.......
Im not set on any press in particular yet, many designs out there, more less looking for dimensions and measurements of already ones built if available.....
maybe someone has kept there drawings or sketches from their build and wouldnt mind posting......thx
in Gas Forges
Posted January 2, 2017
nice , been meaning to make one for a secondary forge
Posted December 31, 2016
access to this one as well.....
Thanks TD for your reply.....
3450 5HP is what I have in the boneyard where I'd probably go 16GPM but also I have access to a 1725 5HP where I have read that a 22GPM would be better suited....not as noisy, still considering options , thanks for your reply...
in Knife Making
Posted December 30, 2016
Thank you sir , appreciate your reply !
all the best in 2017 !!
LOL , 46 views no replies , oh well ,
actually correction 1 from reply from a fellow Canadian, thanks Neil as always appreciate your info.....
hopefully I can make time and we can shake hands at Caniron this summer !!
keep you posted on my press build....
in Farriers and Horse stuff
Those are nice
Posted December 29, 2016
leaning on this 6'' bore 10'' stroke 2'' rod cylinder for a press build.......
pic and specs below........recommendations on hydraulic pump , min electric motor will be 5HP , 7.5HP if required......3450
Posted December 28, 2016
worth a second reply , really like this knife , may have to steel a portion of your idea.......
look like it'll work just fine , good job, nice thing about knife making is your options are endless and so are designs...........
you'll always get opinions , to wide to big to fat to small to long to short........so just make what you like and what feels good to you.....forge on ! good work !
Posted December 25, 2016
cool piece , nicely done
Posted November 1, 2016
nice.......another on the 2 do list !!
Posted October 16, 2016
nice job , keep goin !!
looks great upside down
in TPAAAT - Applied Anvil Acquisition Technique
Posted August 18, 2016
I'm definitely on board with keeping both , make beautiful things on them, sell them , there's your money back and you still have 2 awesome anvils........you'll be extremely hard pressed to find them again , both in great shape , I keep telling myself that every anvil has its own purpose , I need to maybe stop thinking that way........running out of room
my recent acquisition a 164lb Mouse......didn't need it but I definitely had to have it !!
Posted June 17, 2016
I found one at a 'ol maker's garage sale..........bought it for $50 , love it
to use a jig or not doesn't make you a better or less a knifemaker, I do both , its an aid like a 2x72 grinder or an digital oven or a mill or.........
love the results , once set up made a dozen of these in about 1/2 hour........
Posted May 18, 2016
Well done !
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Posted May 17, 2016
Thanks Kozzy ,
apprciate your reply
thanks Koz / Arf
was hoping for a bit more feedback from anyone who may have one similar, I'll try another forum........
apologize in advance if this is in the wrong section....
I have seen a few similar rolling mills posted here and there,..... while seeking a press I came across this the other day
so, wondering from the experts if this would be suitable......
frwd/reverse , approx 1-1/2'' height travel ( may be able to increase) will allow 3-1/2'' wide billet , 110V Baldor power 3/4 HP 1725 rpm
I know a very vague question but any idea what the value of this may be ? I have no idea......any info / input appreciated
in Anvils, Swage Blocks, and Mandrels
Posted May 4, 2016
Good for you , great little anvil
Posted April 22, 2016
congrats..........and yes I agree may still be worth pursuing the Trenton
Posted April 18, 2016
21 hours ago, buickanddeere said:
It was $300 Canadian cash.
It was $300 Canadian cash.
great score !!!!!
50% off price