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Alternative Fuels

Don’t be discouraged and not fire up the forge if you have no good coal or coke.  Around the world many blacksmiths ply their trade without coal or coke because they can’t afford it, or it is not available.  While living in Nicaragua the ONLY fuel I saw used by blacksmiths (and these are smiths […]

Why use coal or coke over using propane?

  Good question! They each have their advantages and disadvantages. I use both depending on what I am doing. All three can be used with or without electric power, depending on your forge. Propane is noisy (you will need to turn up the volume on the boom box), throws a lot of heat out at […]

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