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Looks like a good start!  You may want to build up the sides of the firepot with fire bricks to make more of a trench for your charcoal and probably prop oven the ash door as I'd guess that blower would put out WAY MORE AIR than charcoal needs.  Doing this will save on charcoal and on steel as too much air is prone to burning pieces up.

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Your forge looks like it was designed for using coal and so would not need as much tweaking to use it.  Nothing wrong with going bimodal.  I have a stack of grungy old firebricks I use to reshape my firepot depending on what I am doing and what fuel I am using.  My parents spent 4 years in Naarden and I got to visit; I have very pleasant memories of the Netherlands.

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