Instructables: exploring - workshop - metalworking - forge - fire http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:28:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dirt Cheap Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Forge/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:21:51 PDT
Dirt Cheap Charcoal http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Charcoal/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 22:50:25 PDT
Tempering a knife using my coffee can forge. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tempering-a-knife-using-my-coffee-can-forge/
Tempering a knife using my coffee can forge. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/QI1E/I63F22KN/F64QI1EI63F22KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/QI1E/I63F22KN/F64QI1EI63F22KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/QI1E/I63F22KN/F64QI1EI63F22KN.SMALL.jpg janetty16 This is an update to my coffee can forge. I have been using it to heat treat knives I have made. I am not an expert at this and do not pretend to be. PSAWhen using heat and metal it is always a good Idea to have a fire extinguisher handy. Use heat resistant gloves and be safe. Tools:Forge (build you...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 22:23:52 PST
Brake Drum Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Break-Drum-Forge/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 23:44:50 PST
How to Forge a Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Forge-a-Rose/
How to Forge a Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/57N8/HRI8XS8S/FTF57N8HRI8XS8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/57N8/HRI8XS8S/FTF57N8HRI8XS8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/57N8/HRI8XS8S/FTF57N8HRI8XS8S.SMALL.jpg macgyver603 The rose is a powerful symbol of love throughout society, and it has been since the dawn of civilization. Show your valentine that they are a powerful part of your life by giving them a forged rose. This is a fairly difficult project, but with patience and hard work, you will have a gift that will ...
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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
Firesteel, forged vikingstyle http://www.instructables.com/id/Firesteel-forged-vikingstyle/
Firesteel, forged vikingstyle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/R2VI/GRFNE6TE/F4DR2VIGRFNE6TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/R2VI/GRFNE6TE/F4DR2VIGRFNE6TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/R2VI/GRFNE6TE/F4DR2VIGRFNE6TE.SMALL.jpg morfmir This Instructable will show you how to make a firesteel. This kind of firesteel was used by the vikings to light a fire. In a later 'ible I will show exactly how to do that. This 'ible will just show how to forge the steel, not how to use it. Tools Tools needed Hammer- any hammer at around 500g-...
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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/
Making a Simple and Easy Charcoal/ Coal Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/GRT1/F1WW1ISK/F4PGRT1F1WW1ISK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/GRT1/F1WW1ISK/F4PGRT1F1WW1ISK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/GRT1/F1WW1ISK/F4PGRT1F1WW1ISK.SMALL.jpg acer73 In this instructable you will learn how to make a charcoal / coal burning forge from firebrick, a few steel plumbing parts, a steel sheet, some cinder blocks and a blower Unfortunately I ran out of money before i could finish the forge, in total it should cost around $ 50 USD depending how fancy yo...
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Sun, 20 May 2007 03:47:53 PDT