Reeltree

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    Nelson Co. Va.

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    Foot Hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia

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  1. Possibly wrought iron?

    ok thx,, I must of overlooked the forging temp difference in the half dozen WI articles I read in the Pages section.. Im guessing WI should be hotter ? I used one round bar to make a handle to roll the forge around,, was a bit stiff when not orange heat
  2. Possibly wrought iron?

    Ok thx,,pull this out the weeds some 30+ years ago, been using it as a trough feeding square bales. Gonna haul up to the shop test the round rods. Was wrought made into angle iron too?
  3. Found a bunch of old rods coming out the ground by the old barn, Sparks orangish with a few forks on the ends
  4. I go along with that totally,, quoting John McPherson in another topic "Welding done even halfway right is generally overkill for personal projects. Engineered structures are an entirely different matter."
  5. Just relaying what I've seen in a lot of welding shops,, some will then throw them in a toaster oven at full heat before using
  6. An old timey rounded corners refrigerator is what a lot of folks use , unplugged with a 100 watt light bulb burning inside
  7. Portaband table

    HI,, so the two screws in the table is all that is supporting (holding) the bandsaw in place ?
  8. What Did You do in the Shop Today?

    Tell me that's not pvc air compressor line,, if so,, can you say "OUCH" *##@*!!&* xxxxxxx pipe now ,,cause it can most likely bust open under air pressure
  9. What Did You do in the Shop Today?

    Great looking texturing ,, what type of tooling do you use
  10. What Did You do in the Shop Today?

    Are the vise jaws above the table top, hard to tell in the pic
  11. What Did You do in the Shop Today?

    A handful of key rings
  12. Church sign

    any stained glass in the build ?
  13. Quick way to start a solid fuel fire

    I use Map gas,
  14. American no5

    I'll give ya $20 bucks and take my chances