jmccustomknives
So I've been needing a single burner for some time.  I started with a high pressure air tank ("t" size).  If you do this build make sure the cylinder has been properly decommissioned.  Don't want to blow yourself up.  Just because the valve opens and nothing comes out doesn't mean it's empty.  I've seen broke valves that would spin around and the bottle is full.

DSCN4527.JPG  The bottle was cut down to 12" or so.  A pair of angle iron "feet" were welded on.
DSCN4525.JPG  One of the few things rebar is good for.
DSCN4526.JPG  Burner built from Lowes plumbing section.
DSCN4530.JPG  I used a larger piece that the burner just fit in and put a cut.  A nut will screw down and clamp the burner in place.

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Everything is coming together.
DSCN4533.JPG  It works!  Just need to clean it up and paint it. 
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Rule #10;  "I can make that" translates to; "I'm to cheap to buy it new."

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Skarzs the Cave Troll
Very nice! Quite similar to the one I have myself.
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Metalmelt
I like it. Do you think it would reach welding temp?
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jmccustomknives
Metalmelt wrote:
I like it. Do you think it would reach welding temp?


It won't right now. I think I need a larger oriface.

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

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Yesteryear Forge
Looking good
Should serve you well and last a while
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Hank Rearden
Nice job showing your work! Thanks.
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NorrinRadd
Looks great JMC!
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Metalmelt
I put my small foundry furnace on it's side and used it for a forge. I made some Mokume Gane with quarters. It came out OK, but I would like to try some easier metals to work with.

The burner is propane with force air. I'm only using a small electronic cooling type fan and still have to keep the inlet closed off to keep from blowing the flame out. I did a piece of steel just to see how hot it would get. Went to good yellow heat but not close to welding temp. I think I can alter the flame nozzle and get some more heat.


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jmccustomknives
My next build is a 20gal air compressor tank.  I'm thinking about doing a blown system like that. 
After some tuning I got it hot enough to forge weld, although I'd like it a bit hotter.

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

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