This is one of the nicer knives that I’ve made. I really like how this one came out. If you want to see it in detail, click the link here. Thank you for taking a look! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-hand-made-kichen-knife/
This is one of my favorite things to forge. They are easy to make and every one is a little bit different. I’ll put out a video on how to make them some time soon.
So one thing that I know is a big deal for anyone is expenses. Because tools can get expensive! All of my tools I buy used; you do not have to buy anything new as far as tools go. There are lots of ways to do this: I like to go to antique stores, thrift stores, and garage sales are always a good thing to stop in to. But some things to look for in power tools – you can find some really good deals on them. The picture below is a belt sander that I bought at a garage sale for $5 and it has been working now for two years without a problem. I got all of my hammers from places like this. I would say that the start up cost for all of the tools that I have bought would be around $75, not counting my anvil and post vise. So you can see my point: buy used, save the...
Hello everyone! I apologize for taking so long to post anything new, but things have been very busy for me. This is a video of my blacksmithing setup. Some people might expect me to have some fancy shop and power hammers. But like most guys starting off, I have a little spot in our yard that is for my blacksmithing, and this video goes over some the tools and things I use. I am by no means a photographer of any kind, so I hope that everyone likes this video.