Introduction: How to Make a Blacksmiths Forge

Hi!
i hope that you enjoy this forge how to!

Comments

poppa50 (author)2017-02-24

Nothing shows up but empty post

CodyU4 (author)2016-05-31

I'd recommend a steel tuyere (the tube adding air) if you're melting higher-temperature things. Depending on how hot things are getting you may want to use a graphite crucible. The clay is a nice touch.

jvoutselas (author)2015-04-01

Is that a paint can that he has the aluminum I can't figure it out

gizmodorner (author)2014-08-30

will charcoal work?

csorensen1 (author)gizmodorner2014-11-23

Yes. Most charcoal is made from wood.

JTD12 (author)2014-11-05

How did you keep the embers from blowing out when you applied the air

SamN2 (author)2014-09-11

sadley my knife shattered before i could temper it

griffenjoy1277 (author)2014-05-14

good job

zpremack (author)2014-03-29

I have a question that possibly many people want answered. How do you make a furnace that can melt down steel?

zpremack (author)2014-03-29

I have a question that possibly many people want answered. How do you make a furnace that can melt down steel?

zpremack (author)2014-03-29

I have a question that possibly many people want answered. How do you make a furnace that can melt down steel?

dnalrahc (author)2014-01-01

I think you would be better to use refactery clay which is designed to withstand very high temp. all in all a nice job !

halciber (author)2013-09-23

This was good, fun and simple. I'm going to try this (with the sand/plaster of paris mix). Thank you for sharing this with us. I appreciate it.

snowturtle (author)2013-06-11

very cool.

FtForger (author)2013-06-10

Well done. I've been using a similar forge (as you said made out of a propane cylinder) for over 10 years now.

McClay14 (author)2013-06-09

cool. 'nuff said

andygreyrider (author)2013-06-09

Wow! This is so cool(sic).
I am going to make one of these.
I saw Guy Martin make a forge, last year. For his canal boat series. His looked too complicated and yours is just right for the materials I have in my workshop.
Going to make some motorcycle parts with that Aluminium melting method!
Gives me an idea for a wheelchair-friendly sauna.
Well Done Again.

About This Instructable

38,140views

355favorites

License:

Add instructable to: