I have finished the forge and me and the boys have tried practicing a bit. We have failed a few times and could not get the forge hot enough to heat the steel to the temp we needed. I did some research and realized the color of the steel when heated was the key, we… Read More FORGING IN FIRE AND WOOD!
I got our forge done we put some more plaster and perlite together at a higher concentration of plaster instead of using the silica sand. It worked very well and after we got the blower wiring hooked up right so it blows into the forge instead of sucking out it worked better….LOL It’s just part… Read More DIY HOMEMADE BLACKSMITH FORGE Part 2
We decided to make a forge and start doing some knives ax heads and other tools we may need on the homestead. There are so many pieces of metal all over our property we figured we might as well repurpose it. You will need some perlite and some plaster of Paris. The perlite is cheap… Read More DIY HOMEMADE BLACKSMITH FORGE Part 1