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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #225 on: October 12, 2017, 06:11:30 AM »
Got my stump banded and made a bending fork for straighting coil spring
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #226 on: October 16, 2017, 09:57:01 AM »
Neat stuff jasnt.  It seems like a fun hobby.  I am slowly gathering parts and pieces to get into the game.  First off I have to teach myself to weld.  Just picked up a little Lincoln 140C and am wiring up my garage for some 220 and a couple dedicated 110 circuits. 

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I like the idea of just mounting my portaband to it rather than taking up more space with a dedicated band saw at this time.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #227 on: October 25, 2017, 06:04:21 AM »
Put a hardy in my "anvil" and got another bending fork done. Also first chisel to clean up the hardy. First hidden tang. Wip
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #228 on: October 25, 2017, 09:04:45 PM »
 :tup: :tup: :tup: :tup:
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #229 on: December 08, 2017, 07:22:53 PM »
For the last few years our immediate family has exchanged homemade gifts for Christmas. I made my daughter a purse hanger. (to hang purse off of bar or table)

 Eight layer Damascus billet was made using 1095 and 15N20 steel.

I drilled about 1/3 of the way into billet to give it a rain drop or circular effect.  I used a butane torch to give it some color.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #230 on: December 08, 2017, 07:33:36 PM »
Awesomeness!!!!!! I need to make about another 4-5 pairs of tongs and then get to work on some project and some blades!!!!!!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #231 on: December 08, 2017, 08:23:32 PM »
denali, that is fantastic!!!!  She will love it!  What an awesome gift!!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #232 on: December 09, 2017, 07:07:52 AM »
Very nice job bud.  Love it.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #233 on: December 09, 2017, 07:11:40 AM »
Been busy myself.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #234 on: December 09, 2017, 03:44:17 PM »
I got bored and decided to lite my forge and heat my shop last week.  Figured I would save some money on Christmas presents an make my own. 

I started with a coil off a 69' chevy nova, cut off a chunk threw it in the forge and started pounding.I did a heat treat in oil, and tempered them in the oven,  A trip to home Depot for $5.00 worth of walnut and some epoxy.  Three knives for just under $12.00.

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #235 on: December 10, 2017, 11:49:06 AM »
Nice work roscoe

Yesterday I made a wider bottom fuller
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #236 on: December 14, 2017, 07:53:21 PM »
Got some work done today. Finished drifting my soft hammer. Fits the handles ok after a quick touch up with the rasp. 

 

I finially finished the hot cut I made at class.

Started straighting some coil and decided to make some hot punches and a small fuller punch. Then figured I may as well make some punch tongs.   Radiused the edges on the bottom swage and made my first rivet with it. Also made the rivet for the tongs
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #237 on: December 15, 2017, 10:28:14 AM »
Great work guys !

here is a bell ornament I made using thin wall pipe, the top pinched down with a fuller and bottom flared on anvil horn.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #238 on: December 15, 2017, 03:25:26 PM »
Nice knives roscoe!!

Great job guys!!!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #239 on: December 18, 2017, 05:04:47 PM »
Made my first feather today
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #240 on: December 18, 2017, 08:06:35 PM »
Did that tickle your fancy?  :chuckle:
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #241 on: December 20, 2017, 09:07:53 AM »
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