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  1. I have a coal forge on wheels that I set up a few feet away from the opening of my garage. I'd like an awning that I could set up to block rain. I have access to galvanized roofing or corrugated pvc. Of course I don't want any melting or fumes going on. My forge is 33" inches tall and the awning will be about 7 feet. Bad idea? Heres a drawing
  2. I have a coal forge on wheels that I set up a few feet away from the opening of my garage. I'd like an awning that I could set up to block rain. I have access to galvanized roofing or corrugated pvc. Of course I don't want any melting or fumes going on. My forge is 33" inches tall and the awning will be about 7 feet. Bad idea? Heres a drawing
  3. Recently I came across a little "portable gas forge" on Ebay for $200 and I may add that its the best working little forge. however I recently had a bit of an issue, I wasnt paying attention to my temperature and managed to melt through the ceramic blanket insulation, the firebrick shelf, and the bricks I put on the back of it, as well as several pieces I was attempting to work on. so my question is this, where is it possible to get insulation over 3000 degrees, why do people think its impossible to forge weld with gas, and how do people figure a gas forge will "Make the iron wither away instead of totally melt like a coal forge would do". It took no longer than 2 minutes to end up with a puddle of knife (keeping in mind I was using old lawn mower blades, forge welding them into solid billets and drawing them out) Can someone at least suggest how to better control the little monster? Its maximum PSI capacity is 30, I was operating under that and burnt the forge up (burner is still good!) I have a few pictures below to justify what I just said, the picture of the forge was AFTER I pulled the burnt insulation out just to show how little the thing is, the melted knife, and the insulation, brick, and shelf, as well as a picture of it lit that I took in bright light, with my cellphone
  4. Hi everyone, i have a freind who went to an auction and bought about 30lbs of silver cutlery, mis matched sets and broken peices, most is solid silver but there is some that are plated copper, my question is what kind of set up would i need to melt it down? and what would happen if i melted down the plated? would the two metals seperate or would they act differantly? thanks Josh