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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-08-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By allessence
it's funny that there is such a divide on what...

it's funny that there is such a divide on what people like.

the split view is a success as I have only had 2 people say they don't like it.

I find the titles to be the most informative and...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-08-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By allessence
Its a museum quality shop. But it's a hobbiest...

Its a museum quality shop. But it's a hobbiest shop.. Last time I was there they did not have any welding flux. :) Though they knew it was a welding demonstration.

So anytime I plan on going...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-07-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By allessence
Sure is. the owner rebuilt the shop from the...

Sure is. the owner rebuilt the shop from the original blue prints from deconstruction when the orginal shop was moved to OSV..

Very cool indeed.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-07-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By allessence
Thanks, I use 3 different makers marks.. I...

Thanks,

I use 3 different makers marks.. I use my old style one on vintage type stuff which is the fraction of 2 over 2.. 2 dots / 2 dots.

My modern one is an anvil with my initials in the...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-07-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By allessence
Wrought iron, steeled 3/4" wood chisel

So, few weeks back I was asked if I would be interested in a video demo/intro forgng a tanged wood chisel for the EAIA (Early American Industries Association) and I said sure.

So, last Thursday I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-03-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
LOL. Having the right crew is so important. ...

LOL. Having the right crew is so important. Truer words have not been said..

I ended up having to do 4 different jobs all within the same moment of which were time-consuming in there own right....
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-02-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
Here is the insulation system. ...

Here is the insulation system.

http://www.skylinersystems.com/literature/
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-02-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
Ouch. sorry to hear it. I won't be doing...

Ouch. sorry to hear it.

I won't be doing in beam walking as long as there is snow and ice. Not worth it.

I've all ready decided what ever the weather dictates is what progress will be made....
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-02-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
Was a good day Sunday. I worked by myself...

Was a good day Sunday.

I worked by myself and got all the rest of the purlins up, got the eave strut brackets installed. cleaned up and worked till the snow made it to slippery to work on.
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-02-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 31,236
Posted By allessence
Looking great. Way to go. I don't have any...

Looking great. Way to go.

I don't have any friends that are young enough to be of help.

All my friends are aging out. Most that can help at in their late 50's or 60's and even 70's.

Did...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-30-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By allessence
Thanks for letting me know. Most prefer the...

Thanks for letting me know. Most prefer the talking videos.



No one is counting on my end. I'm glad you are enjoying the video. For me, there sure is something about watching certain aspects...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-30-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
I use a long-handled punch from the blacksmithing...

I use a long-handled punch from the blacksmithing tools. I have found the longer the taper the better this helps with aligning the holes easier.

A spud wrench of the right size is nice too. The...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-29-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By allessence
Thanks Chris.. Do you like the talking ones...

Thanks Chris..

Do you like the talking ones better than the title ones?
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-29-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
I hope so. 8-10" of snow here sunday into...

I hope so. 8-10" of snow here sunday into monday. Ouch. LOL..

I'm all ready counting the days till spring.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-29-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
I am now the owner of a Man lift. I bought that...

I am now the owner of a Man lift. I bought that unit I have been looking at.

Final price was 2500.00 and will cost about 325-375.00 for delivery. Parts as of now I'm looking at about 100 for...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-29-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
I'm with you McCutter, A SFT travel builder...

I'm with you McCutter, A SFT travel builder team would be a hit. I could afford a 3 or 4 person group with some cash in hand for sure.

I know for myself you guys on here are some of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-29-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 31,236
Posted By allessence
Way to go Tim, I am so excited for you.. It...

Way to go Tim, I am so excited for you..

It funny in a not so funny way. that you too are having a hard time with finding help..

I think it's awesome what you are doing and wish I was closer...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-29-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By allessence
Just ran across this one. Any welding fix is a...

Just ran across this one. Any welding fix is a pretty good one.

I to am a forge weld it fix kind of person with another piece of wrought iron.


But doing a nice mig weld will work for sure....
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-29-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By allessence
How to Forge a Wrapped Eye Colonial Tomahawk video

I filmed this back in May, just had a chance to put it into video.

Its and ok video. The hardening was left out as was the final filing. It was pretty much finished forged so just made shiny...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-28-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By allessence
Those are for sure a needed thing. I have a...

Those are for sure a needed thing.

I have a few different sets. Not sure what I go up to. I have both open and closed as well as flare type crows feet.

it is going to be interesting for sure.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-28-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By allessence
Thanks Randy for the info. I am supposed to...

Thanks Randy for the info.

I am supposed to go tomorrow afternoon to say yay or nay on the unit.

At 4k and running it was a good deal. There is nearly no room at all to work on it so will...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-28-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
You design, work and performance on getting it...

You design, work and performance on getting it setup and installed is inspiration for sure.

Nearly all my friends have aged out. :(

That's ok though.

A 19ft door what were you bringing...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-28-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,850
Posted By allessence
Well, it might come down to wintering it out. ...

Well, it might come down to wintering it out. The Walls have to go on first and winter is coming on quick.

It will be what it's supposed to be and thanks for the support of being here.

I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-28-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By allessence
I priced out a rental and for a short term rental...

I priced out a rental and for a short term rental they are about 1000.00 per week. Then there is a fee for delivery and pickup.

this machine was supposed to go for 4500.00 I talked him down to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-28-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By allessence
Grove AMZ66XT buy or not.

I am in need of a Man basket/boom-type deal for the shop build.

I came across this unit for reasonable money and know the guy who is selling it.

The unit needs some work on the hydraulic...
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