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    For Sale, 1 case of 2300 degrees fire bricks

    I have a whole case of 2300 fire bricks (Qty 25) for an oven build that I will not need. I am in the Reading PA area, these are pick up only or I will will drive a reasonable distance to deliver. $50.00 Please shoot me a PM or respond to the post. Thanks, Scott
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    Heat treat oven question

    Finally getting around to gathering the components for my heat treat oven build. I wanted to post a deal I found on fire bricks. If your near Reading PA I got a box of 25 9 X4 X 2.5 inches 2300 degree soft bricks for $55.00. They wont ship but you could pick them up at George Snyder...
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    Heat treat oven question

    Finally getting around to gathering the components for my heat treat oven build. I wanted to post a deal I found on fire bricks. If your near Reading PA I got a box of 25 9 X4 X 2.5 inches 2300 degree soft bricks for $55.00. They wont ship but you could pick them up at George Snyder...
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    Kiln as a Heat treat oven?

    Scott, I've only ever seen one front load on EBay unfortunately its CA and they wont ship, I'll keep looking.
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    Kiln as a Heat treat oven?

    I looked at this one but the chamber was too small only 6 & 3/4 deep. I think I'm going to hold out or build one.
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    Kiln as a Heat treat oven?

    Thanks Stuart, that's what I wanted to hear might just have to bite the bullet and cough the $$$ for a real oven.
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    Kiln as a Heat treat oven?

    I'm not sure if I can use this but I have an opportunity to pick up a Paragon Ceramic kiln brand new for $300 on CL is it worth it and can I use it for heat treating? Thanks! http://www.paragonweb.com/A-55B.cfm
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    Source for O-1 tool steel made in Sheffield, England

    Ordered some 0-1 this week and got it today, looks great and certainly less expensive. Thanks for posting
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    Kalamzoo 2 X48 Belt Grinder for sale

    I have a Kalamazoo 2 X 48 Belt sander for sale. I purchased this less than a year ago and just took the dive and bought a 72 Inch Wilmont. I also have at least two dozen belts to go with it. It's in almost new condition and unfortunately space is a concern so I cant have both. $300 OBO...
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    0-1 Problem

    Thanks Ed, wasn't looking to "shortcut the process" just never had that happen before, being a "noob" it was my first time forging something that thin. After posting I went and did a little research I guess with the thinner stock it did air harden. I didn't believe I had to anneal again it...
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    0-1 Problem

    I recently forged 2 Nakiri's out of 0-1 bar stock relatively thin (1/16) and was grinding the tang to fit the handle. I dropped the blade and saw that there was a crack. Looking at it closer there were all sorts of cracks. I checked the other blade by tapping it with a hammer on the tang and...
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    Wood Addiction

    You could send them to me and I'll dry them for you.:nothing: Seriously I am a wood junkie as well I started as a wood turner many years ago and then to making tools and then the knife addition started. One of the products I used is "Pentacryl Wood Stabilizer", if you cut your scales and soak...
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    Heat Treat Oven Project

    Looks great for a $150.00 wish I could find one.
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