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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By JWS
Judiciously placed electric trailer jack?

Judiciously placed electric trailer jack?
Forum: Welding 12-04-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By JWS
Being under florescent lights will also recharge...

Being under florescent lights will also recharge it. I keep my school helmet in my office. The one at home in the dark garage most generally is not working for a quick job.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-28-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By JWS
Weld a piece of rebar onto the end of the metal...

Weld a piece of rebar onto the end of the metal you are working. When shaped, cut off the handle and then the tongs can be used for moving in and out of forge, into quench and so forth. Another...
Forum: Fabrication 10-30-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,117
Posted By JWS
Joey, glad you got them working! Now to...

Joey, glad you got them working! Now to manufacture your own design and put them out of business. Just wondering, do these eat up horsepower? What is the difference in your truck's abilities with...
Forum: Fabrication 10-27-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,029
Posted By JWS
A couple of years ago I spent a week with Lincoln...

A couple of years ago I spent a week with Lincoln Welding at a class, they had the plasma table they bought (acquired the company) the name escapes me but they had a good machine for decent money and...
Forum: Fabrication 10-26-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,486
Posted By JWS
Sheet metal, roll it up, put it in a cardboard...

Sheet metal, roll it up, put it in a cardboard tube, mail it. :rolleyes::confused::cool:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-15-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,312
Posted By JWS
I like the way you think!!! I personally hate...

I like the way you think!!! I personally hate the wind sound the new trucks make at highway speeds with the windows down. Mine for a length of time would give me a headache of all headaches. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-13-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,312
Posted By JWS
What, did you run out of popcorn???:devil:

What, did you run out of popcorn???:devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,236
Posted By JWS
Cutter, I also had a Sears version. Gave it away...

Cutter, I also had a Sears version. Gave it away and apologized to the person that took it! My Swisher brand string trimmer has been nothing but a beast at eating grass, weeds and light brush.
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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-10-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By JWS
I was going to ask how to identify you, but saw...

I was going to ask how to identify you, but saw your name at the bottom of your post. I hope you are going to be on Forged with Fire, do well. They have gotten pretty sneaky with what challenges...
Forum: Fabrication 05-18-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,117
Posted By JWS
So is the manufacturer just idiots or not wanting...

So is the manufacturer just idiots or not wanting to admit they are telling people to put the rear ones on incorrectly?

Those things will be worse than a 4 wheel drive truck in that they will get...
Forum: Fabrication 05-09-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,117
Posted By JWS
Yep, just like the best way to get rid of a pesky...

Yep, just like the best way to get rid of a pesky person, loan them some money and ask when they are going to pay you back, you'll never see them again.
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,763
Posted By JWS
Hmmmmmm, Shade is getting the shaft and has to...

Hmmmmmm, Shade is getting the shaft and has to turn it himself!!:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 04-21-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By JWS
That is really neat. And, knowing your shop...

That is really neat. And, knowing your shop personally, that is a tight fit! Shows ingenuity on your part both with the fabrication as well as fitting it in the shop.

If you haven't seen the...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-19-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By JWS
Ironman, here are specific photos of the forge. ...

Ironman, here are specific photos of the forge. We are currently running it off of a 20# cylinder. Was filled on Friday, so far has run the forge two hours Monday and Tuesday and today. Company...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-19-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By JWS
Allessence, I teach Agriculture Education in the...

Allessence, I teach Agriculture Education in the high school. My day consists of one hour of small engines, two hours of welding (which is where we are forging hooks) and three hours of woodturning....
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-15-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By JWS
They really do. To keep my numbers up, many...

They really do. To keep my numbers up, many hours I am teaching that class plus some advanced students. So the advanced students are making "letter openers" from horseshoes (we aren't allowed to...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-15-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By JWS
bump bump

bump bump
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-14-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By JWS
And some more photos. Sorry if any are...

And some more photos. Sorry if any are duplicates. Thanks again JWBIronworks!! And this site and members for the help when needed.

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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-14-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By JWS
More photos. 138891 138892 ...

More photos.


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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-11-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By JWS
Students and JWB's gas forge

JB, that forge is amazing!!! We have in the past borrowed a forge for this particular phase in the welding shop. This year I bought one of the gas forges off of JWB from JWBIronWorks and got to...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-03-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,331
Posted By JWS
Have you ever considered building one to sell? ...

Have you ever considered building one to sell? If so, how much would one like the one you just posted cost a person? My coal forge isn't real student friendly and this would allow me to do the...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 02-28-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By JWS
My dad stored the wrecked automobiles from his...

My dad stored the wrecked automobiles from his wrecker service at an old guy's place. This old guy was quite a character to say the least. I saw him do this twice, he would not let me have the...
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,196
Posted By JWS
If in doubt, hame knobs off of an old horse...

If in doubt, hame knobs off of an old horse harness are my go to handles. I am sure you have seen these, but just in the off chance you haven't, here are some solid brass cane heads.
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Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,196
Posted By JWS
I put back many sticks (willow) a few years back....

I put back many sticks (willow) a few years back. They are in the rafters under the lean to attached to my wood shop. Never got back to them, but someday. On the other hand, yours look fantastic....
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