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Found 6 results

  1. Here is some recent finished hammers made for mostly farriers. The smaller ones are mostly made of 4150 and the sledge is out of 1045. I prefer 4150 or 4340 over 1045 for smaller hammers due to the abuse of hitting anything from hardened s7 and h13 punches they use for their nail punches. The depth of hardness I think is good long term for folks for do cold shaping of their shoes. The ball peen hammer and cone peen are used for drawing the "source" of a clip on a shoe.
  2. I have a couple of new, but worn out 14 inch Save Edge hoof rasps . Does anyone know the carbon and/or other content of these rasps? Thanks
  3. Hello, I have an Farrier's Hay Budden and I would like to know a little bit more about it. It is 218 pounds, 36'' 1/2 inchs long and the face is 3'' 5/8 inchs wide, it seems in decent condition and the serial is 204117. Rare type? desirable? Anyone can give me an idea of worth. Thanks JCdd
  4. So, I took a bit of a departure from forging and decided to make some knives for my engine company for Christmas. It took me a bit longer than expected, but here are the finished products. The video doesn't mention that I hardened and tempered, but I did. Please share your critique. I am always ready to learn. PS: They were intentionally worked only to 400 grit to preserve the nature of the rasps. I wanted them a bit "rough".
  5. Hey fellows! Last weekend I visited Joe to pick up a new military style portable forge I bought from him. We took this occasion to also work together for one day. Matt charged us to forge a rounding hammer for him and that fit very well because Joe wanted me to show him how to forge one anyway. I myself was taught by Alec how to forge them and he learned it from Brian... so it was basically forged with the techniques Brian Brazeal teaches at the moment. The hammer was forged out of 40mm car axle steel, the billet was 8cm long. After grinding it weighs 790g (1,75lbs) and is now ready for heat treatment. After that and a final polish it will be shipped to the US where Matt will hopefully have a lot of fun with it :). Right side with my initials (Daniel Lea): Left side with Joe´s initials (TechnicusJoe): Bottom side with shoe shining: top side Unfortunatly there is no video of the entire process :(, although there might be some shreds of video coming up soon ;). Yours - Daniel
  6. Hello people, on Thursday I have been out in my shop forging a pair of farrier-style tongs for holding 20x5mm flat bar. I´d be glad about some critique and advise. The tongs work good although I had to grind of some of the boss and jaw material in order to make them work... Here you can see the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5Drq9aLOeE And here is a picture of the finished result: Regards - Daniel