Spencer Phillipson
Apprentice Bladesmith
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Joined: Oct 8, 2023
Last seen: May 23, 2024
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RE: Casting Equipment on a Budget.

Ok, thanks! Thanks, that makes sense, I think. This has given me a lot to think about. I guess if I'm going that route I can fiddle with the air intak...

3 months ago
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RE: Casting Equipment on a Budget.

Huh, so it could work in a forge.... I feel kind of embarrassed asking this question, but I'm fairly new to bladesmithing. What do you mean by a reduc...

3 months ago
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RE: Casting Equipment on a Budget.

Mr States, Thanks for all the information you sent! My original plan was not really to cast specific/custom pieces (i.e. the spacers, guards, or pom...

3 months ago
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RE: Casting Equipment on a Budget.

Mr. Samdahl, Thanks for the advice! I see the advantage of having a little smelting forge kit, I might need to start budgeting that if I want to...

3 months ago
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RE: Casting Equipment on a Budget.

Mr. Stinson, Thanks for the tips! I do have a propane forge, I was just thinking a coal fire would get it hotter. Another reason was that I coul...

3 months ago
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3 months ago
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RE: Persimmon Wood Knife Handles.

Mr. Michael, Thank you for the video reference! The comments said that persimmon was used for golf heads, so tough stuff! My dad was/is a professio...

3 months ago
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RE: Persimmon Wood Knife Handles.

I think I'll try them. Wait for a follow up in two years! (not seriously, but thats when it will be seasoned).

3 months ago
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