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Held a toolmaking day at Westpoint Forge last week, explained basic heat treatment and how to do it in the forge. All items shown are in as forged finish, file and emery cloth to clean up for tempering Made a hot cut chisel from an old farriers rasp, annealed, forged to shape, and can be used as forged Hot punch from a coil spring, use as forged finish. Cold chisel as forged, Struck end being forged to a chamfer to help prevent spalling, Chisel's cutting end forged finish and lightly polished pre harden, the
Hi everyone i've been wanting for the last few years to start a little furniture making project, and at long last i've got all the materials and most of the tools and knowhow needed for it. Unfortunately however, i'm having a little trouble with one detail in particular since i've got almost no experience in cold chiselling thick iron or steel, and the chest i'd like to make would probably feature a lot of it. I'm just wondering if anyone knows of any hand tools aside from cold chisels that could allow me to produce this kind of pierced work with roughly 1.5-2mm thick corten/weathering stee