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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-16-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By allessence
thanks Norm. One has to be logged into an...

thanks Norm.

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Google and Youtube have an algorithm that the more likes a video has the more it gets processed into a search which...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-16-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By allessence
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-15-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By allessence
Polygon diamond ( Hexagon).. Polygon is the angle at the corner.

Latest video on a different take on the skill set using the one learned in the Blacksmith Diamond series is now live on Youtube channel.

it shows a slightly different form and really is just 1 of...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-15-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By allessence
they are super handy.. I design them so I...

they are super handy..

I design them so I can put a can of water or lube on the shelf and leave it under the pritchel hole or the hardie hole, When the drift is pushed thru it falls into the can...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-14-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By allessence
thanks, Super handy and its great they...

thanks,

Super handy and its great they move..

In the Rectangular diamond video you can see where I move the hardie holder over.. If it was welded I would not have had such and easy time as...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-13-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By allessence
Anvil stand shelves. video

I was asked about the shelves on the anvil stand. Here's a video that shows function.

https://youtu.be/MlOF8RrXqlA
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-13-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By allessence
How to Forge a Blacksmith Diamond Rectangular. Video 3

So, this is the last of the diamonds as is traditionally called a blacksmiths diamond..This is the rectangular version and is the hardest to do well.

This video is basics though there are others...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-13-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By allessence
Butt welded ring.

My butt is tired from welding the ring.. LOL..

this video shows why the collar on the shaft needs to have a gap vs butted together before welding to the shaft.

If there is no gap the weld...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-13-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By allessence
Blacksmiths Diamond video 2

The method is slightly different.. It is made using flat bar for the collar.


https://youtu.be/rziGYsShGPE
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-13-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By allessence
Blacksmiths diamond video 1

This is one of my favorite finials.

Just good old fashioned hammer and anvil prowess.

This is video #1 or a 3 video series.


https://youtu.be/BvATRCQkbpc
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-13-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By allessence
colombian makes a nice anvil.. I have one in a...

colombian makes a nice anvil.. I have one in a 200lbs version.
Forum: Fabrication 03-13-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By allessence
Very nice work Matt.

Very nice work Matt.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 02-04-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By allessence
I got it from a guy at the 2018 ABANA...

I got it from a guy at the 2018 ABANA conference.. It was cheap.. It's cut from sheet on a plasma..

These are one of those tools that was to be made by the apprentice.. I'm always surprised there...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 02-04-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By allessence
How to Forge a Boot Dagger (run and gun sorta) Part 1 ( video 3 in knife series).

This video shows the steps of forging a boot dagger.. it's basic steps in a run and gun forging session.. Sorta...

Run and gun forging is when you forge as you go along and not really use a...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-30-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By allessence
Knife preform video

I was asked by a fellow smith on another forum how to forge a knife.. We then got into discussions about an a few books I had read 30 years ago.. These books at this time were 90 years old..

In...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-30-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,664
Posted By allessence
POPs that is the best design for charcoal.. ...

POPs that is the best design for charcoal.. Nearly all civilized peoples no matter where in the world use this same type of side blast for charcoal.. In many places they don't use the front wall...
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By allessence
I like it.. Many of the originals were just...

I like it.. Many of the originals were just wrapped flat sheet. The point was not even attached to the metal at all.. That way it could be a peavy or a Cant hook with just putting the point in the...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-13-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By allessence
Wood chisel video #2

Wayne found the 2nd video and I failed to paste it to a thread on it.. Here you go.


https://youtu.be/bwu50ayuYZs
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-04-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By allessence
Thanks guys and Merry Xmas and Happy New Year.. ...

Thanks guys and Merry Xmas and Happy New Year..


It was nice having someone running another camera or 2.. Also really nice have a full sized shop to work in..

the trailer while a great work...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-04-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By allessence
Nice design. Nice work too.

Nice design. Nice work too.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-04-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By allessence
That cool.. Nice work.

That cool.. Nice work.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-24-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By allessence
Video: Steeled wrought iron wood chisel. Part 1 & 2

so the video is edited and here it is.



Merry Christmas gang.



https://youtu.be/KYSP_hfP93Y
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-23-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,511
Posted By allessence
I've been seeing it more and more on the age...

I've been seeing it more and more on the age thing. I'm still spry and can do many of the things. but now i can see it slipping.. I'm okay with that.. Not complaining. It just means that I have to...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-22-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,511
Posted By allessence
When I was younger I didn't really understand.. I...

When I was younger I didn't really understand.. I mean, the difference between.. I do, I can and I usta.. LOL..

sure i can still forge but I need a lot more seat time than I get.. Forging is one...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-21-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,546
Posted By allessence
I as told by a really good farmer that anytime I...

I as told by a really good farmer that anytime I buy a piece of equipment buy it because it has the ability to pay itself off within the 1st year.. He also said that if the piece is a higher item...
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