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Offline jasnt

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Black smithing
« on: March 10, 2017, 05:26:17 PM »
In the bushcraft thread some people talked about forging their own bush craft tools. I've always been interested in making my own tools. I've started this journey not long ago. I first built a small gas forge but soon learned I needed more.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2017, 05:29:58 PM »
So I built a bigger torch and then a bigger forge. Scored a peace of railroad track and made it in to an anvil like object.
« Last Edit: March 10, 2017, 07:35:54 PM by jasnt »
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2017, 05:37:17 PM »
Been doing a ton of research and practicing what I've learned. Getting closer to my goals of making all my own tools. Assembling the tools needed as I can
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
Charles R. Swindoll

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2017, 05:47:47 PM »
Looking good :IBCOOL:
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2017, 07:05:27 PM »
Few more
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2017, 07:07:27 PM »
 :tup:
Slap some bacon on a biscut and lets go, were burrnin daylight!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2017, 07:14:06 PM »
Pretty cool!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2017, 07:17:24 PM »
 :tup:  That's some great work.  Keep the project pics coming.

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2017, 07:34:30 PM »
Will have some hammers and drifts finished this weekend I hope. Made several chisels and drifts, spring fuller, hold fast, and hot cut this week too. Every thing has been repurposed steel.
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
Charles R. Swindoll

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2017, 07:43:18 PM »
Some good skills to have.  Custom 'rustic' items like door handles/cabinet handles sometimes have good sale opportunities.  If you weren't so far away I'd try to convince you that you need a half dozen sections of track for an ore cart.  :chuckle:

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #10 on: March 10, 2017, 07:44:33 PM »
Cool jasnt, I started blacksmithing not long ago myself.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #11 on: March 10, 2017, 07:58:02 PM »
Some good skills to have.  Custom 'rustic' items like door handles/cabinet handles sometimes have good sale opportunities.  If you weren't so far away I'd try to convince you that you need a half dozen sections of track for an ore cart.  :chuckle:
if you got track it's worth $$
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #12 on: March 10, 2017, 07:58:44 PM »
Cool jasnt, I started blacksmithing not long ago myself.
please share here as you see fit
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #13 on: March 10, 2017, 08:04:05 PM »
Cool jasnt, I started blacksmithing not long ago myself.
please share here as you see fit

Will do, this weekend sometime
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2017, 08:39:24 PM »
Are you planning to keep it real traditional or plan on going to techniques like pattern welding and Damascus? 
Quench and tempering?

 

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