Introduction: Let's Forge a Hammer
In this episode we participate in forging a Hammer! We show you the process of forging a claw hammer. Colin from Fungtional Forge gives us a peak at how its made and what it takes to blacksmith a hammer from scratch. It was his first ever claw hammer build and i was truly honored to capture the entire experience.
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Step 1: Find a Blacksmith!
First i called up Colin with Fungtional Forge!
Step 2: Start With a Blank.
I then rushed over and he recommended that we start with a metal steel blank
Step 3: I Then Recorded the Entire Process
In HD on the Youtube
Step 4: Squish It!
WE then smashed it into a rough shape
Step 5: Squish It MORE!
We than continued smashing this bad boy
Step 6: All the While..
Heating it repeatedly in a coal forge.
Step 7: Hammer TIME!
He then beat the snot out of it with another hammer that he also made
Step 8: Final Product
And then after hours and hours of sweat and beer, the new claw hammer was ready to be put into use! What a day! Watch the video for all of its amazingness!