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Scrapping Metal: The Spark Test and Spark Testing Metals

Ahhh, the allusive spark test. This indispensable tool/test in sorting metals/alloys has been used for at least the past few centuries, alo...

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Here we will show you five different ideas for beginner projects in blacksmithing. Through forging in the smithy, blacksmiths are empowered to create all kinds of projects, from practical tools to ornamental objects. Each of these blacksmithing projects teaches you several basic techniques that every blacksmith uses. As a plus, you end up with a tool that you can use in your own home. These are the five projects that you will learn in The Crucible’s Blacksmithing I.

Here we will show you five different ideas for beginner projects in blacksmithing. Through forging in the smithy, blacksmiths are empowered to create all kinds of projects, from practical tools to ornamental objects. Each of these blacksmithing projects teaches you several basic techniques that every blacksmith uses. As a plus, you end up with a tool that you can use in your own home. These are the five projects that you will learn in The Crucible’s Blacksmithing I.

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Best Types of Steel for Blacksmithing (Material Comparison)

Guide to the best types of steel for blacksmithing, including carbon steel, stainless steel, tool steel, alloy steel and recycled steel.

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Heat Treating 01 Tool Steel Plane Blank Irons at Home - YouTube

Tips and tricks for hardening and tempering a chisel! Although I show the hardening and tempering process for a hot cut chisel, the same process could be use...

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Here's how to choose the best anvil for your homestead forge, Learn everything you should consider when selecting the right anvil for your needs! via @saltinmycoffee

Here's how to choose the best anvil for your homestead forge, Learn everything you should consider when selecting the right anvil for your needs!

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3 Ways to Identify Steel - wikiHow

Identifying steel is simple once you know the metal's characteristics. Steel is both stronger and heavier than most metals. If you cannot tell what kind of metal you have by looking at it, test it by chipping or filing off a piece....

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During the Industrial Revolution the trip hammer fell out of favor and was replaced with the power hammer. Description from mooseforge.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

During the Industrial Revolution the trip hammer fell out of favor and was replaced with the power hammer. Description from mooseforge.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Smith's tools - Blacksmith: Tools & Techniques //tinyurl.com/ktj9jo7

The tools illustrated in Fig. 19 are some of those that are used in the forging of metals. Fig. 19.-Smith's tools. Description of Fig. 19 {continued). The first few numbers show some of...

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