Introduction: Making a Custom Blacksmith Propane Forge

This video covers the entire build of my blacksmith forge from start to finish. I made it in my spare time and the build spanned 2 months. I use a piece of railroad track as my anvil and that is covered in the video as well.

Watch the video for all the steps involved in bringing the project to
completion. Please be sure and check out all my metal casting instructables I have posted. Thanks for Watching!

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John T MacF Mood (author)2017-01-18

Brilliant work! Keep 'em coming. I may just sub on YouTube, it looks very professional and good.

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thanks, I appeciate the support! :)

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DURTBAG (author)2017-02-22

I BUILT MINE VERY SIMLER TO THIS ONE COUPLE MONTHS AGO. USED TWO BURNERS BUT HAVING TROUBLE IN GAS DELIVERY. DROPPED BACK TO ONE BURNER AND SEEMS TO WORK ALOT BETTER. THINK I LIKE YOUR DOOR SETUP NUFF TO GO AHED AND ADD MINE. NICE JOB!

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thanks, glad you liked it...good luck on the door set-up the hinge is from a BBQ grill :)

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incensedpanther (author)2016-07-25

I'll never build it. Don't have the resources here. Also in California they won't sell the dog gone wool. I hate the black smith's here. they regulated themselves out of jobs.

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They won't sell rock wool (Kaowool) in California? What's their raionale behind that?

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you can buy the wool online, who wants to pay sales tax anywayz! :)

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Fossiel (author)2016-12-25

Great job,i think i wil make one like this one,it's beatyfull man! Big thumbs up!??

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Thanks friend!, consider subscribing to my YouTube Channel, lotsa neat builds from Nuthin over there! Merry Christmas! ?

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Will take a look @ YouTube and do so friend! ;)

Enjoy the hollidays!

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Tonymb (author)2016-12-16

Does it get hot enough to forge weld?

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yes, forge welded once just to see if I could do it. I havent done it since...the flux makes a mess :)

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Sgeorgianna126 (author)2016-10-19

What size compressor was this made out of? Someone near me is selling a broken 20gal for $30 and if that's the same size I may snatch it up

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hi, it was just a portable air tank, not a compressor. It was a 7 gallon tank, 10" diameter A 20 gallon is too big for a forge but would make a nice foundry furnace for metal melting :)

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Rehcaet (author)2016-08-09

way to much work I'll keep my old coke forge

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its not work when you are doing something you enjoy. Coke forges are a great thing to have, Florida doesnt readily sell coal & coke tho

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tipigeon (author)2016-07-05

Could this be used to melt low melting point metals with like a graphite crucible?

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Sure it Could....but would be a bit of "overkill" for low melting point metals. Check out some of other other instructables for a lower heat furnace.

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can't see any videos or links here? yes I am on my cellphone?

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Not sure how this site deals with vids or links but you can always view the content here at

https://www.youtube.com/c/MakinSumthinFromNuthin

by searching for it. Hope it helps

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