How to Build a Welding Table

You may want to think about building your own welding table if you’re looking for a simple welding job. A welding table should be able to soak up the heat and not ignite or warp while you are working. Welding tables must be built of steel and constructed to stay stable even while holding a…

How to know how much to charge for your knifes

Do you charge too little? This is a note I at first made up to a Facebook friend of mine who makes valuable fashion jewelry and reposted due to the truth that I thought it would work for a lot of people. So you are charging a per hour rate (while you are handling a…

How to Make a Forge

If you wish to deal with metal, there’s something you need to challenge: You require heat. With it, you can make the hardest metal send to your will. Without it, you’ll never ever get complete proficiency over this persistent product. Constructing the Forge Possibly it’s due to the fact that our smokestack markets remain in…

Why Handmade Matters

We reside in a world where many things are mass produced. Not that there is anything always wrong with that. It’s great that some things are manufactured in massive quantities in order to fill an around the world need for them. It’s likewise wonderful that more people everywhere are beginning to welcome things that are…

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,…