How to Make a Blacksmiths Forge

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i hope that you enjoy this forge how to!

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    poppa50

    1 year ago

    Nothing shows up but empty post

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    CodyU4

    2 years ago

    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.

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    jvoutselas

    3 years ago

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

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    JTD12

    3 years ago

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

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    SamN2

    4 years ago on Introduction

    sadley my knife shattered before i could temper it

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    zpremack

    4 years ago on Introduction

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

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    zpremack

    4 years ago on Introduction

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

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    zpremack

    4 years ago on Introduction

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

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    dnalrahc

    4 years ago on Introduction

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

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    halciber

    4 years ago on Introduction

    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.

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    FtForger

    5 years ago on Introduction

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

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    McClay14

    5 years ago

    cool. 'nuff said

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    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.