How to Make a Propane Forge
How to Make a Propane Forge: In this Instructable I show you how to make a high efficiency propane forge. I have made a few forges so I have a good idea how they go together but I will give reference and credit to Ron Reil and his designs, that is where I learned how to build …
Show me your bellows
Show me your bellows. They can be great bellows, small bellows, box bellows, pipe bellows, water bellows, etc. Take a photo and show us. If you have details, drawings, etc, please include them with your post. We can then use that imformation to build our own bellows.
DIY Blacksmithing - Converting Your Barbecue Into a Forge Then Using It to Recycle Scrap Metal Into Tools
DIY Blacksmithing - Converting Your Barbecue Into a Forge Then Using It to Recycle Scrap Metal Into Tools: Blacksmithery on the barbecue? - yes, this really works!Here's how you can make the quality steel that is found in bicycle parts live on, by forging it into blades to create useful tools. The best thing though is that this can be done on a normal ba…
Doing some research building a helve hammer. For now I plan on making it foot operated. I think I have have a design I like. I figured there had to be someone around with more experience than me. I was trying to figure up an weight of the hammer head. I know it is as big as I make it. Although th...
Oliver Treadle Hammer Completed
Here is the completed version of my Oliver Treadle Hammer. It has a 16 pound cross pein sledge. I made it so that I can change dies and also so that the cross pein can be rotated to the striking position. I havent fired the forge and tried it yet. But it sure looks to me like it ought to work.