I am about to start construction on the last piece of equipment for my shop, the forge and need some input. I want to build a side blast water cooled forge. Most all of the side blasts that I have scene, never actually used one, have a hood to evacuate the smoke. However most every one here recommends a side draft hood. Has anyone here built one with a side draft hood, if so can you post some pictures?
I can see how a side draft hood would work with the blast blowing up from the bottom and the