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 ====== Blacksmithing Cause ====== ====== Blacksmithing Cause ======
-Leader: ​Alex Wixted +Leader: ​Alan Webb
-Members: +
-  * Matthew Costa @mattcosta18 +
-  * Brendan Halliday @nogthree +
-  * Will Stobo @nezara +
-  * Chang­yi Yao @subzerofusion +
-  * Colin houltham @firedrake +
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 To reach this goal we have to complete the following items: To reach this goal we have to complete the following items:
  
-  - Protect the area/​equipment from the weather. +  - 
-  - Establish a viewing zone for observers +
-  - Clean and organise the area +
-  - New hanging tool rack +
-  - Set up a gas forge for aluminium smelting along with a larger crucible (preferably 2L+) +
-  - Build fume extraction hood+
  
 To maintain a clean, safe and organised smithy, there will be some small tasks that members will have to complete: To maintain a clean, safe and organised smithy, there will be some small tasks that members will have to complete:
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   - Ensure that all tools are put away in their designated areas after use.   - Ensure that all tools are put away in their designated areas after use.
-  - The anvil is covered to protect it from rain.+  - The casting furnace ​is covered to protect it from rain.
   - Embers are either put out, or scuttled   - Embers are either put out, or scuttled
   - Clean up any mess caused by work   - Clean up any mess caused by work
 +  - Gas cylinders are removed and locked in cage
  
 Weekly tasks will include: Weekly tasks will include:
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 Monthly classes: How to draw and round a steel rod How to make a rail-road spike into a fire stoke. How to cast sand moulds Monthly classes: How to draw and round a steel rod How to make a rail-road spike into a fire stoke. How to cast sand moulds
  
-Inductions can be held by any inducted member of the smithy, but other classes for now will be hosted by Geoffrey Lean.+Inductions can be held by any inducted member of the smithy. ​Forge welding
  
-Future ​prospectivesShed: Install a gutter ​Casting: Casting box + trays Ramming tools Cutters and Risers High temperature forges such as: Induction furnace Oil forge Smithing Power hammer Horizontal gas forge Misc Increase tooling (tongs for smelting)+Future ​prospects Casting: Casting box + trays Ramming tools Cutters and Risers High temperature forges such as: Induction furnace Oil forge Smithing Power hammer Horizontal gas forge Misc Increase tooling (tongs for smelting)
  
 Ideally we would also like to move into building an oil forge or induction furnace. This would allow us to melt/​recycle higher temperature metals such as bronze and steel. Ideally we would also like to move into building an oil forge or induction furnace. This would allow us to melt/​recycle higher temperature metals such as bronze and steel.
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