ausfire Posted July 10, 2018 Share Posted July 10, 2018 So I finally got round to rebuilding the work forge. The tuyere had burned well back into the forge surround making it difficult to heat the centre part of long stock (Pic 1). I took out all the old masonry there and added a new pipe (an old buggy wheel hub). You can see what was left of the old one. I used fire brick for the wall around the pipe, secured with heat resist mortar. A skim of ordinary mortar over the top tidied things up a bit. Gave the new set up its first gentle firing today (after three days to allow the mortar time to set) and it seems to work very well. Easy now to put the middle twist in long fire pokers. Perhaps there are better ways to have done this, but time will tell. Comment welcome. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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