People also ask
Where can I buy coal for a forge?
You can find coal for sale on Amazon. One Bituminous Coal 50 lbs package contains 50 pounds of 1鈥?to 3鈥?nugget coals. Blacksmiths Depot sells blacksmith coal, coke, and other forge supplies like high-carbon steel.
What is the best coal for blacksmithing?
In conclusion, bituminous is the best coal for the blacksmith. It is relatively clean-burning, cokes up nicely, making it easy to manage the fire well, and it produces relatively little clinker. Some of the best bituminous coal in the south is taken from mines near Birmingham, Alabama, which are the source of the coal we use at Heritage Forge.
What fuel do you use in a blacksmith forge?
We offer Met-Grade blacksmith coal and coke fuel for your forge. Shop Blacksmiths Depot for coal, coke and other forge supplies like high carbon steel. Remember that these fuels light better on the side where air comes in. Lighting coke with a torch from the top may not always work.
What do you use to heat iron for blacksmithing?
Bituminous coal. There are a number of fuels you can use to heat iron for blacksmithing. For most of our work at Heritage Forge, we use coal. Coal is available in several grades, including lignite, bituminous and anthracite.