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Hello, I'm trying to figure out how to make box joint pliers as the title implies. I should first note I'm trying to figure it out without much reference. There's one thread on here but it's not helpful. Anyways, I've based my forgings off an image (see below), and a video of Peter Ross doing the assembly (but not the actual forging). I *think* I have the actual forgings where they should be, but here's is my main problem. When I drift the punched piece, by the time I can squeeze its pair in, it's over stretched and the result is not clean looking and doesn't work great. I made a little s
Can someone direct me to a tutorial on making box joint pliers. I remember seeing a video years ago about smiths in a developing country making pliers. They were knocking them out like crazy.Of course, there was a lot of preparation done before the steps shown in the video. Thanks.