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Old 04-25-2018, 03:00 PM
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FWIW, you do know that these are commercially available, right?
24" gauge rail is common in mines.

I do admire your dedication to the task, and also(as I keep telling SIL) starting forging with a project that you can build skills on, rather than taking up sword making at your first fire.
Thanks all for looking. I guess I'm in the minority of not making knives/swords (yet). I built the forge to make railway parts like spikes, switch stand components and maybe lag screws (once I get the learning down).

I'm in northern Virginia and anyone is welcome to stop by and forge. I've got a SB9A lathe on that railway car you see and a large mill and welders not in the photo.
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Old 04-27-2018, 06:10 PM
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYAGKyYBMEg

I'm sure we can scale it down in size, and cobble it from some
auto parts laying in the back 40.....
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Old 04-30-2018, 10:36 AM
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Seeing her using the push mower for hours on end made me feel guilty
LOL, you're too sensitive!
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