Hello all! First I want to say thanks for the forum and contributions other have done. Hopefully I will be able to add some useful information in the future.
I jumped into the deep end and started making the forge (mainly cause I want to hit put the anvil to use and so I can get some sleep and stop trying to plan all the time..)
Picked up some steel yesterday and cut out the burner pieces today. Still may go out and weld it up after I eat. Borrowed the HF flux core welder from work.
Well.. tons of progress. Not as many photos of the final stuff yet but some of what I went through. Few questions at the end.. Thanks for coming along with the ride.
Internal baffle for the plenum.. This is before modification which is the burn pictured above in previous post (too much velocity at the end nozzles). Modified it with more holes, some larger that what is seen here. The holes are where it extends inside the plenum over the burner block. There is currently an upper shield w