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Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
"Hi Aidan, the biggest problem is usually the light and the flash. Try early morning light from a window and a dark background - I use either dark brown leather or a carved wood try thats very dark wood.
- Natural Light - South Window, either early…"
"Thanks Boris, I'll look into it... that anvil is called a 'short sugar'. I'll see if he's selling it separate.
Dh has a lead on one locally...we'll see if that one pans out too. Sorry to hear the tools are not what you…"
Another place to try for stakes etc. is www.nfap.ca this is John Newmans website. He is a blacksmith and pattern maker in Hamilton and has the capabilities of custom making the stakes and swage blocks that you are looking for. He already…"
"Hi Boris, yes I'm looking for an anvil...The blacksmiths tell me they sell for around $2 a pound and I should have one thats 150 pounds at least, though I'm inclined to want a smaller one around 100 - 125 pounds. Sure, I'd be…"
"Hi Boris, my apologies... shows n sales, I haven't been online much this summer. Thank you for your reply.
Do you have any of the stakes on your site now?
I did find a blacksmith to make me an inexpensive starter set which are proving to be a…"