My name is Chris
Where am I from?
How did I get started?
I have always had an interest in moving metal. I have built several coal gorges over the years but presently I do not have one ready. I’m planning to build a brick forge with a natural clay pot this time around. The last one I made was a ground forge, the blower I had made from an old vacuum cleaner, it works great but burns coal very quickly, I combated this somewhat with a slide gate over the intake. The motor gets super hot now so I don’t think that it’ll last long in that particular setup. I’m going to redesign to fit the brick forge with a longer air supply line and see if that works better without the slide gate.
I can make a mean metal flower lol, my “un-started” project that I plan to start lol is going to be a bearded axe made from a 3” slice of railroad track, my anvil is crafted from the same piece of railroad track.
I can’t wait to get back to pounding metal!