Mike Bukraba
Hello every one!!
I have been developing a way for people to get blacksmithing at home for a fraction of the price of a single piece of key kit!!
the initial funding I will need to get to get this off the ground will be via kickstarter, and this will enable everyone to order a box with everything that you need to your door via the post. This will include all the pieces to create a forge like gas burner, refractory materials and forge body. A sand casting kit to smelt your own cast anvil and a face plate of H13 or similar tool steel to face the anvil you will make with our kit. The project launches soon after Easter is over and I will keep you updated as to what's going on as well as provide a link and more info on the way it's all gonna work. Happy hammering folks!!
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jmccustomknives
Sounds interesting.

Rule #10;  "I can make that" translates to; "I'm to cheap to buy it new."

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Spelunker
Interesting stuff! Will any of the casting material be re-useable or is it to the specified amount to do one casting and then bin it?
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Mike Bukraba
If you're referring to the sand then yes it will be binned ( or you can try to bring it back
 to a usable state (there's guides online that you can lookup for that) but the mould box and anvil form can be used to make as many as you like with new sand. You'll just need to find some scrap iron to melt,😜😋
Amhappy for ppl to email me direct on nirvanabrick@gmail.com for supplies and or questions 🔨🤛. 
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Mike Bukraba
To clarify the sand issue- yes you can sift it to get the lumps, slag and hardened bits out and then reuse - but to be optimal sand (as new) you can buy a number of liquid additives, oils or mix with some other types of sand to keep reusing it at optimal level. I often use sand over and over with a little water added to make it hold its shape when squashed in hand. 

In in other news the whole project is coming to a point where it's been refined and will be launching in a month or two (ran into a few things that I wanted to tweak). Looking forward to you guys getting a look at this new concept for your anvil needs/blacksmithing shop setups! 
Kindest regards,
MB
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