This is a picture of my KMG Variable Speed 2x72 Belt Grinder taken in my old shop. This is what it looked like right after I got it a few years ago. It's not as pretty now as it was back then.
Grinding a blade on the KMG in my old shop.
The door to the shop.
This is another picture of my old shop right after I got the KMG Grinder, you can see my drill press and in the very back is my Mini Mill that I converted to belt drive.
This is the 240v Heat Treat Oven that I built. It gets up to 1850 Degrees in 42 Minutes and will hold temp within 1 Degree. It is PID Controlled for accuracy and has ramp/soak capability as well.
This is a Horizontal Quench Tank. It is filled with 5 Gallons of Parks #50 Quench oil and is fitted with a Water Heater Element so the oil can be warmed up prior to quenching. This oil is for "Fast" Steels and I have some Parks AAA for "Slow" Steels.
This is a Knife Vise. It allows me to clamp the knife by the handle and safely hand polish the blade.
Pulling a blade out of the oven right before plunging it into the Quench Oil.
This is my 300 lb. Fisher Anvil as I found her and after I cleaned her up.
My Smithy is a work in progress and will soon have a roof.
Update, new shop,....