#BuildYourOwnAtHome Forge glass or metal in emergency/survival situations? Its cool to forge you own knives/tools from scratch? Want to impress your lady that you not only know how to forge metal; but know how to build your own forge from scratch? Making or shaping metal objects by heating it in fire and then beating and hammering is the true essence of what it means to be a man. Step-by-step video & image instructions…
firebrickforge from Zoeller Forge - October 29, 2008: "The forge above is basically the same as the first firebrick forge that I built except this one has a layer of 3/4" 3000°F 42% Alumina Firebricks on the bottom. This forge has a more durable floor that can also be used for forge welding. I put the two interior floor bricks together using Derby 3000 °F Mortar. This will keep the flux from running down in between the bricks."
Brake drum blacksmith forge - This is how i started out years ago.. a word or warning.. repeated thermal cycling will mess up a concrete block and in a pretty short time too. Having a forge dump over when one shatters is no fun.
Have you ever wanted to make your own forge? Well now you can. This forge is really heavy duty. Unlike some of the other forges that I’ve posted before, this one is going to last longer. I remember making a post about a mini knife forge that you can make from an old tin soup … Continue reading »