Heat Treating or Hardening Steel

Heat dealing with the steel on your knife blade is among the most crucial actions in producing and developing your knife. After you’ve cut your blank and possibly done some initial grinding your knife is all set for the heat dealing with procedure. This procedure is variously based upon the kind of steel your blade…

How To Sharpen A Knife

Years back, everybody understood how to hone a knife. This ability that isn’t as commonplace as it utilized to be. Lots of people do not have the understanding to hone a knife or they over complicate it. So, they purchase a whetstone, attempt to hone a knife and it either does not work or they…

Primitive but effective knife sharpener

Hi everybody! It simply takes place to me (actually it’s not reality) that I don’t truly require to write anything, as nobody read it anyhow. This blog, is a way for me, of keeping an archive of my work and, possibly one day my children will read it and, will know more about me. However…

Knifemaking Rabbi is a Master at crafting and using steel

To this day there is no food I miss more from back house than Bailey’s bagel. It is considerably simpler to find a good, authentic southern biscuit in the North than it is to discover a decent bagel in the South *. While how to appropriately make a bagel may be dictated by cultural tradition,…

Only in Japan: Knifemaker crafts ultimate aluminum-foil wabocho

Sometimes someone does something simply to prove it is possible. This time essentially forge-welding a roll of aluminum foil (I am sure there is a various technical, metallurgical term), and forming it into a razor-sharp kitchen area knife. I can’t believe he polishes it up to 30000-grit. And then he strops it. That is outrageous….

Video: Forging a katana from a coil spring

It is by Jake Fowler of Jake’s Custom Knives. Jake is a 22-year-old maker who seems to specialize in forging blades from recovered steel. I dove deeper down the bunny hole that is his YouTube Channel, and I really liked this trench-knife from gears develop I found. Unlike springs, which may have micro-cracks from flex-cycles,…

Sunday Long-Read: How Japanese Knives Are Made

The full title of this terrific post is How Japanese Knives Are Made: Behind the Scenes With Master Forgers. It starts with a reasonably extensive primer on the basics of Japanese knives, and after that, it dives deeper into the production process by focusing on the forgers of a distinct cooperative of knifemakers in Echizen,…

5 Welding Projects To Get Ready For Spring

If you reside in a northern state, snow might still be accumulated outside your window, your outdoor patio covered in a freezing damp mess. In the thick of February it’s tough to think that spring will ever come, however, the reality is that bright day will be here prior to you understand it. One method…

Welding Projects That Can Be Made With The Millermatic 211 / Multimatic 215

Every month the pros at Baker’s Gas and Welding created a list of welding project concepts arranged around a specific subject or style. We have actually composed posts about welding for your garden, for a house company or for vacation presents. While these posts are constantly popular and offer our readers with a host of…

Welding Projects You Can Donate To Your Community

Successful, delighted neighborhoods are established on the presents, time and skills of those who live there. Lovely parks, tidy rivers, and safe schools do not simply occur, rather they are sustained by the effort of prepared volunteers. Contributing your time for the good of your neighborhood features satisfaction and complete satisfaction of understanding that the…