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 them over 12 years ago.This forge can be used for knife making, blacksmithing, glass making or anything else you can think of that requires heating up stuff to a really hot temperature.I have access to a welder so I was able to weld some parts…
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By Dennis Hall. Old 10" saw blade, metal discolored from the annealing process. Blades ready to harden.
A Visual Guide to Common Outdoor Knife Shape
common outdoor knife shapes, clip point, drop point, sheepsfoot, skinner, wharncliffe, caping, spey point, pen knife, tanto, parts of a knife
DIY Knife Logo Metal Etching How To Project. How to easily etch any name or logo into metal. This process uses a battery charger, vinegar, and salt. check out our other Knife Making ideas. http://www.diyeasycrafts.com/
How to Straighten a Deer Antler for a Knife Handle
Many deer antlers are too curved to be used as-is for knife handles, but you can straighten them so that they can accept the tang of a blade. Once you've straightened an antler, you can prepare and attach it to a knife blade without needing adhesives.
Knife Blade Steels - A Comprehensive Guide - Here is a good guide to the numerous different knife steels, including several of the "hi-tech" steels. Also, click on the link to hid article on forged steels.
All About Knife Handles
Knife Handles 101 | What materials are made to use knife handles, and which one is best for you? Find out more at http://survivallife.com/2016/01/14/knife-handles-101/