Blow torch

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Blow torch

A small self-contained hand-held torch that burned some volatile liquid hydrocarbon such as gasoline. The fuel was fed to the burner by pressurizing the fuel tank with air from a small self-contained hand pump. The flame was not hot enough for welding and was mostly used to heat Soldering irons or pipe connections requiring soldering.
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The main grandstand, two thirds of which was destroyed by fire five years ago, was opened in 1957/58 after the previous one was also burnt down by a paraffin blow lamp in 1955.
Then there was the McGuire Gang, a little orphan gang of housebreakers, one of whom Johnny McGuire, aged nine, who acquired a blow lamp and set about melting locks and burgling houses in Aigburth's affluent suburbs, in 1887.
Use a chemical stripper rather than a heat gun or blow lamp and put all abrasives and paint scrapings in a sealed bag in the dustbin.
TO create old looking beams, use new timber, burnish with blow lamp and wire brush the surface.
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The fire occurred when workmen were laying tarred felt on the roof, with a blow lamp.
He was compet e n t at DIY - he wouldn't have had a blow lamp or messed about with the gas supply.
Using a blow lamp, caramelise the icing sugar lightly and leave to cool and serve.
Nothing dodgy don't worry, but a blow lamp - if that's what they're called, it looks like a hair dryer and you point it at flaking paintwork and it comes off like butter.