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  1. Hello dear smiths! I hope you're all doing fine during this trying times. I'm from São Paulo, Brasil and have been in love with blacksmithing for some good 3 years now. I started by following Torbjorn Ahman, then Christ Centered Ironworks, Black Bear Forge, and most of these sacred blacksmithing monsters that share their knowledge and art via Youtube and Instagram. I started to venture myself on the craft by going after "the adequate fuel for a forge" which led me to coke; believe it or not, I cannot find bituminous coal / antracite here, but I could actually find coke! Af
  2. Hi everyone! I'm Jack and I'm from Berks County, PA. I'm actually not a smith yet, but I'm going to be starting my apprenticeship with our blacksmiths at the Daniel Boone Homestead, as a volunteer living historian. (Translation: I'm going to be learning 18th century Blacksmithing!) I'll be starting during our Heritage Day event on the 29th and I'm really looking forward to it. My hope is that I take too it well and that I'll be able to not only forge things that we need for the Homestead but also stuff that we can sell in the gift shop of the Homestead to bring in some more financial supp
  3. Well before i start making a fool of myself....thought it would be prudent to to introduce myself............(if you want more info' go to my profile) The name is Ditchman...which i have used for many years on shooting forums...i joined this forum as i need your brains to push me along my way to making a decent set of hunting knives...........i am used to "pushing metal about".......i have made a hunting knife before ...just the one.....in 1982....it was out of a Toyota leaf spring...and as i was in southern sudan at the time and ivory was still leagal...it had an ivory and brass handle.
  4. Hello, I'm to this site and pretty new to forging. My son and I built a coal forge that worked pretty well, but it was small so we dumped it for a propane forge we made out of an old 20 LP tank. We had one burner on it and it didn't get quite hot enough to weld. So we just put on a second burner. I'm not sure it will weld either. I hope I can learn from you guys. I have experience in other ways that might make me an asset too. Good to meet you all. Adam
  5. Hi! Thought I should say an offical greeting here to! As a newbie to the blacksmithing world this is a pretty cool forum. Just a little about me and blacksmithing perhaps...? So "nessesity is the mother of invention" I hear and well, though I don't get to have that notoriety of inventing the art, I started into this with the need for hooks to fit the coat rack that I made for my wife several months ago. "If I can't find a hook I like then dangit I'm gonna make one" was pretty much how it went. With a brieft and distant memory from metals shop in high school and the good ol' places such
  6. Alright. So, I have nothing. No equipment, no job, and especially, no experience. any help?
  7. Hello, my name is Braden Ogle. I live in Clayton North Carolina. I am new to Blacksmithing. I am a Machinist and Welder at a production plant here.
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