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    Shipping Container Shop needs Ventilation - Thoughts?

    Nice looking container. Did you get locally in MN? If so, where? Thanks.
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    Shipping Container Shop needs Ventilation - Thoughts?

    All-I am new and have acquired a variety of items to get started in my blacksmithing/bladesmithing adventure. I'm planning on putting my shop in a 10x20 Shipping Container and I need to put in ventilation/exhaust. I'll have both a coal and a gas forge. Does anyone know what I would need to...
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    Got the Itch, Need some guidance on what to acquire

    Thanks everyone for the contributions. This has been quite helpful. I think I've narrowed it down to the following that will likely fit into my budget, with a slight extension. 1. Atlas Mini Forge($285) 2. Either the Black Robin Anvil($460) or the 4x4 Old World Anvil($100 on website)(similar...
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    Got the Itch, Need some guidance on what to acquire

    Thanks Justin. Any recommendations for specifc brands of Ginders?
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    Got the Itch, Need some guidance on what to acquire

    Greetings all. I took a 3 day class and made my first knife. Now I want to make them from my own home. I live in Montgomery, MN and am looking to forge small to medium sized knives. Given a budget of $3,000, zero equipment and almost as much Macgyver type skills as equipment, what do folks...
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