Oil Finish Closeup

Here's a closeup of one of the jacks with the oil finish. I found out afterwards that the color had nothing to do with the oil, but rather is this is the temper color of steel that's been heated to 400-500 degrees F.

Sometime in the future, I'll heat these up to a dull red and quench in used motor oil to give them a black finish. Bigger...

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