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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #75 on: April 21, 2017, 06:17:19 AM »
Friend asked for some hoof picks made from a wrench.  May make a few of these style aswell
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #76 on: April 21, 2017, 09:12:18 AM »
Nice!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #77 on: April 26, 2017, 11:32:42 PM »
What's the show forged by fire on history any chance you or anyone from here making that show?  Like watching it once in a while, pretty cool to see the knives and weapons they make.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #78 on: April 27, 2017, 10:07:52 AM »
What's the show forged by fire on history any chance you or anyone from here making that show?  Like watching it once in a while, pretty cool to see the knives and weapons they make.
cant speak for anyone else but I have a lot of learning todo before I get to that level! 
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #79 on: April 27, 2017, 10:19:36 AM »
If any of you guys want a couple lawn mower blades to hammer into something, I just replaced mine on my riding lawn mower, they are free if you want them
my grandpa always said "if it aint broke dont fix it"

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #80 on: April 27, 2017, 10:42:36 AM »
LM blades would be good for lots, but not really knives, they're low carbon, they can't be too hard or they'll shatter.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #81 on: April 27, 2017, 11:24:14 AM »
LM blades would be good for lots, but not really knives, they're low carbon, they can't be too hard or they'll shatter.
what kind of things would they be good for?
my grandpa always said "if it aint broke dont fix it"

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #82 on: April 28, 2017, 08:01:58 AM »
Arts or crafts or steel equipment, fixtures, etc. Most things, just not stuff that needs to harden like tool and knife steel. That's why lawn mowers get dull so easy, they have to be soft or it'd be like a frag grenade going off anytime they hit a rock.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #83 on: May 01, 2017, 09:36:34 AM »
http://blacksmith.org/events/nwba-conference-2017/

Conference will be in Longview, I would really like to go but have other commitments


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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #84 on: May 01, 2017, 01:29:54 PM »
Went by this place to check out the blacksmith tools, forge and anvils.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/gms/6109446364.html

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #85 on: May 01, 2017, 01:40:41 PM »
Went by this place to check out the blacksmith tools, forge and anvils.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/gms/6109446364.html

That dudes been collecting for awhile. :chuckle:
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #86 on: May 01, 2017, 02:04:19 PM »
One of the jobs I held as a kid was a blacksmith. I built a small forge out of refractory brick and heated it with a propane weed burning torch. I drilled the jet a bit oversized so it was super rich. I welded a piece of stainless steel tubing that ended in the mixer cup and ran up the handle by the gas valve. I ran shop air to the tubing through a simple 1/4" needle valve. I had to get the forge warm and then I could start increasing air and fuel till I got to the point where I had 10 pieces of 7/8" 5150 about 24" into the forge. I had a 3x12" window to stuff into and it would have the bars from room temp to white hot in 10 minutes easily.

If I tried to come up on the air too soon it would put the flame out. It took about 5 minutes to get where I could throttle it up, but once hot....it was hot hot. We had a few other forges that were 4x10 feet in size that burned through several showerhead sized gas nozzles. The gas bill was nuts.

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #87 on: May 01, 2017, 02:20:28 PM »
Went by this place to check out the blacksmith tools, forge and anvils.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/gms/6109446364.html

That dudes been collecting for awhile. :chuckle:

Yes and everything was pretty spendy!!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #88 on: May 01, 2017, 02:49:05 PM »
Well I decided I needed to expand my hobby of knife making from stone to steel to. I wont be forging from scrap for awhile. I will be working bar stock. I'm just about done with all my orders. I also got the stuff to do kydex for holsters and sheaths. So wish me luck. I wont get up and going probably tell fall because of hay and grain. I am going to get my forge built hopefully in the next few weeks.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #89 on: May 02, 2017, 09:37:07 PM »
Well I decided I needed to expand my hobby of knife making from stone to steel to. I wont be forging from scrap for awhile. I will be working bar stock. I'm just about done with all my orders. I also got the stuff to do kydex for holsters and sheaths. So wish me luck. I wont get up and going probably tell fall because of hay and grain. I am going to get my forge built hopefully in the next few weeks.
awesome. Look forward to seeing you get started
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #90 on: May 02, 2017, 10:49:40 PM »
a handle on fire poker I made,  youtube search cube twist, is how i learned to make it.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #91 on: May 03, 2017, 02:52:37 AM »
Do you guys watch and like Forged in Fire
I sure do

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #92 on: May 04, 2017, 06:06:12 AM »
Do you guys watch and like Forged in Fire
I sure do
I have watch it and do enjoy it.
Great job denali. I want to try a double cube twist. Just moved and I don't have my smithy setup yet. Going threw withdrawals bad! 
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #93 on: May 04, 2017, 09:25:20 AM »
I'm going to tag this thread because I have been seriously considering making a small forge and taking up smithing as a small hobby.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #94 on: May 05, 2017, 11:00:13 PM »
This is going on tomorrow!!! Wish I could go and grab a few things :drool:

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #95 on: May 06, 2017, 12:34:18 PM »
Those sales always show up when I'm broke!
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #96 on: May 10, 2017, 01:38:27 PM »
a handle on fire poker I made,  youtube search cube twist, is how i learned to make it.

VERY nice!!!!

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #97 on: May 10, 2017, 08:02:24 PM »
Waiting on a piece of equipment to show up and that didn't pan out. So I decided to dive in to my forge build :IBCOOL:

I have it all built. Got to hook up my burner tomorrow at some point and get a test fire roaring in it :IBCOOL:

I'll post some pics in another thread, when I get a chance.

Also got a quench tube build today to.
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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #98 on: May 11, 2017, 10:19:33 AM »
Nice, I'm trying to sign up for a Intro to Black Smithing Class right now.

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Re: Black smithing
« Reply #99 on: May 11, 2017, 12:38:56 PM »
Nice, I'm trying to sign up for a Intro to Black Smithing Class right now.
is that the one from incandescent iron works or threw the nwba?
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