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ok so I am truckin right along on my solid fuel forge build, I got the table all welded up and was welding my "firepot" got the tuyere al welded up the ash dump in place...and bazoweee!!!! RAN OUTTA WELDING WIRE! can you believe it and its beautiful outside man the luck of it! anyway here are some progress pix. Its all scrap steel I had laying around so free to me.....any comments are welcome. the firepot will be lined with potters clay to prolong the life of it its very thin....

 

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I prefer my grate at the lower level of the fire pot,,,maybe  you are adding clay or something?

yesiree, the firepot will be lined with 1 1/2" of potters clay that I had left over from my pottery days.....the "grate" is 3/8" ss rod..the firepot is the top half of an "ONION" aircompressor tank.

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