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Hi guys, I recently decided to try my hand at blacksmithing and knife making. I made a small soup can forge but it isn't performing like it should. I have a suspicion my issue is that I'm not getting enough airflow but am unsure what the best way to fix it is. Please check out the video I posted and let me know what you think. Thanks.
I've been having to work out of town a good bit lately and when I've been home on the weekends, all the built up honey-do's have kept my coal forge being a cold forge. I've been carrying a 14" chunk of rail (it weighs right at 43#) in my work van for several months now. So I got fed up and took an angle grinder to one end of it. I got rid of the mushroomed edges, flattened out a rough cut that was made and added a couple of features. I started with a miniature horn on one side of the base and rounded the other side into a bottom fuller. Then I added a hot cut into the end of the we