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What is the intended purpose of it? I wound think the other side (top) of a rr track wound be work hardened, and a harder surface to forge on? Or mount it vertically for the most mass under the hammer.

If you're after the flat surface of the underside of the rail, the frame seems like there would be a lot of give to it, yielding inefficient hammering?

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The goal is a flat surface, there seems to be no give in the setup. The track is new and unused so there would be no work hardening. I'm hoping that I'll be able to use it for straitening and flat surface projects. I'm still new to all of this so I may be way off.

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That's cool, but as it is now your supports are not under your hammering area.

Like you're hammering in the middle of a bridge with no support underneath. If all you have is the oak pallet boards I would've put the supports 8" or so from each end, rather than out on the very ends. Or add a center brace to the current setup. Trying to get the most support under the hammer blows.

But for general straightening and light forging it will probably serve you well. I'm sure you'll get some unique burn marks on those oak boards over time! ;)

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Well it's certainly a neat flat surface! I would find that very useful for ensuring wall hooks, towel rails, handles etc sit squarely on a flat plane and for making small adjustments to achieve the correct alignment.
A nice piece to have handy.

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I have seen similar here within a few miles- quite handy for lots of things I bet. Congrats on the use of pallet wood! They can be a real stinker to get apart; I've resorted to grinding off the nail heads mostly. Some of the hardwoods used in them is extremely dense and hugely durable.

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