Figure 3-10. Blowtorch
(2) A blowtorch can be dangerous if it is not used correctly. The following safety rules apply
to the use of a blowtorch:
Never light a blowtorch in an unventilated room.
Always set a blowtorch on a solid surface while lighting it.
Never move a blowtorch while gasoline is burning in the bowl located below the
Never light a blowtorch in the presence of wind.
Never use a blowtorch near draperies or curtains.
Never use a blowtorch near windows as its heat will crack the glass.
Always go back over your work to ensure that no fire exists.
j. Heat Guns and Plates. Heat guns (Figure 3-11) work best on even surfaces, such as trim and
molding. Heat plates make fast work of flat surfaces, such as siding. While