Instructables: exploring - workshop - metalworking - forge - fire http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:48:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Forge a Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Forge-a-Rose/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 01:30:44 PST
How to Forge a Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Forge-a-Bottle-Opener/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 17:46:49 PST
Brake drum blacksmith forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Brake-drum-blacksmithing-forge/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 22:39:22 PDT
Karambit Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Karambit-Knife/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/5Q6T/GYKBHZ4G/F5J5Q6TGYKBHZ4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/5Q6T/GYKBHZ4G/F5J5Q6TGYKBHZ4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/5Q6T/GYKBHZ4G/F5J5Q6TGYKBHZ4G.SMALL.jpg Basement_Craftsman I have worked on this Karambit and just finished it up recently. The steel is from a TV stand and is 1/4 inch. It is most likely low carbon steel. I cut the steel's rough shape with and angle grinder and finished up with much file work. The bevel was done exactly the same. I tempered it with motor o...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 15:13:57 PST
Firesteel, forged vikingstyle http://www.instructables.com/id/Firesteel-forged-vikingstyle/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 16:12:01 PDT
adding a spark plug to my forge http://www.instructables.com/id/adding-a-spark-plug-to-my-forge/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 19:10:32 PDT
Forging a scorpion from a lag bolt http://www.instructables.com/id/Forging-a-scorpion-from-a-lag-bolt/
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Thu, 26 May 2011 20:50:59 PDT
Making a knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-knife/
Making a knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/6VZM/GO430IMD/FSQ6VZMGO430IMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/6VZM/GO430IMD/FSQ6VZMGO430IMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/6VZM/GO430IMD/FSQ6VZMGO430IMD.SMALL.jpg oldanvilyoungsmith Okay, I promised it, and here it is. This is more of a walkthrough than instructions, but here it is. I'm making my sister a knife out of 1080 carbon steel, to be handled with pink and purple denim twist micarta (made using this method, but rolling and twisting before flattening). Visit my blog -...
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Wed, 25 May 2011 15:22:58 PDT
2-day $20-$50 Blacksmithing Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/2-day-20-50-Blacksmithing-Forge/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2008 09:13:24 PST
Making a Simple and Easy Charcoal/ Coal Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Simple-and-Easy-Charcoal-Coal-Forge/
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Sun, 20 May 2007 03:47:53 PDT