Ok, before you get excited and junk, it's anthracite. I picked up a bag to try but haven't fired it up yet. It looks just like some other I've...
Good evening to all you blacksmiths out there. I am brand new to the forum and know little to nothing about the craft. Over the years I have had the...
My father in law was working out of town and brought me this coal. I'm pretty sure it's anthracite. It weighs a little over 100 lbs.
Anthony San Miguel
Think I got enough for a while
Good day members.
As I made progress with my forging endeavor I realized I need to find a reliable charcoal source. I decided to call on my good...
Hey Guys, What is the ideal cfm on an electrically powered blower. Forging cfm and forge welding cfm, is there a difference? My fan moves 50cfm and...
Sampson coal in Owensboro sells smithing coal 80 lbs for $5. ROAD TRIP!!!
I've been using Anthracite since I started smithing 10 months ago because for whatever reason, it seems to be the local favorite and it's the only...
THE FORGE FIRE
A good fire is the first requirement for good blacksmithing. Many beginners do poor work simply because they do not recognize...
Coals most Commonly used today are designated hard coal or soft coal. This post will help you identify the difference of the types of coal with a...
I have a old locust stump I've been burning out for a few years. I have a good amount of charcoal left over from fires I plan to use in the stump...
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