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fround a few old forges rusting away, blower ( hand crank and electric ) all seems beyond hope but the tues may be salvagable. on the blowers is the name Beaumont & Wood who are in sheffield UK, anyone know of them. think these are from the time of WW2
My girlfriend and I bought this blower at an antique shop with the intent of restoring it to use. In trying to look up the manufacturer so I could watch some youtubes, I noticed we had stumbled on an oddity or rarity of some sort. Note how it looks almost exactly like a Champion No. 40, but lacks a couple characteristic curvy bits and the obvious complete lack of "Lancaster" anywhere on it. Nowhere I've looked (mostly google), and no one I've asked (a couple of librarians, a historian, and a couple facebook groups) seems to have any information on it. The Athens Hardware Company abso
Hi all, I am in the process of making a hand crank blower for my wood/charcoal forge which is approximately 600mm diameter and 300mm high. i have worked out a gear train setup that would give a ratio of about 1:20 using old bike parts. I have seen 2 blower wheels on Ebay, a 88mm for $8 or a 180mm for $30. As i am trying to do this as cheaply as possible, the 88mm seems pretty good for price. Roughly how well would the smaller wheel work if i could get it to 1000-2000 rpm? Ebay link removed