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I could use a little help. Im a young, new smith, out of tulsa Oklahoma, and I have been doing a fair amount of forging. I’ve been using metals like leaf springs and even started with stuff that I didn’t even know what it was. Like welding stock from a hardware store, and the odd piece I found in a dumpster here and there on a job site I was working on. The problem lies in the fact that most of them are a flat stock. I personally think that’s kinda boring. There isn’t much hammer work involved there. It’s usually just smacking the handle shape and working the bevel(s) down a bit the
Hey guys this is my first post so i'd like to introduce myself.My name is Zach and I've been forging for about two years now ,mostly knives and a few fire pokers and leaves and stuff. Its snowing right now and being a little sick but also itching to forge something but not wanting to spend a few hours out in the cold (my forge is outside) i went looking around in my tools and i found a knife i had made a some time back and thought to myself "i can make this look better and put it on IFI and hopefully the guys there wont make fun of me " :lol: (you can make fun of me if you want I'll take it l