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Last class I learned MIG welding.  I was a little intimidated before I started.  Once I got a chance to try it some, it's lots of fun.  I like this.  

I was also working on cleaning up my "Wave" to start welding it, and I took it to a bench grinder with a wire brush wheel on it.  Up until this point, I had been thinking I would paint it.  5 minutes at the wire brush wheel, taking off the fire-scale, and I've absolutely changed my intention there.  It's staying as bright and shiny metal as I can keep it.  I'm looking forward to finishing it.  Hopefully, by the end of this week.
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  • Drinking: Diet Sierra Mist w/Cranberry Splash
So, I've always been able to draw passably.  I can draw realistic stuff pretty well.  If I take my time, I can draw some things exceptionally well (someday maybe I'll scan and post my self-portrait that I drew for drawing class).  I've tried painting.  I can do paint-by-number, or even do a good job with painting miniatures.  I'm horrible with water-colors or trying to paint something from scratch.  I've done a bit with ceramics.  I'm not bad with ceramics, but it just doesn't interest me enough.  To many steps that require lots of waiting and have to be done by someone else.

Enter metal forging.  I'm taking it this semester in college.  I've found my media.  It's awesome.  I look forward to class so much.  I'm looking forward to learning more.  I went and bought a 125lb. anvil today (used), and have bought a number of hammers as well.  I may even get to make my very own forge in class.
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