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Tutorials, projects, and tinkering

Stump Anvil Build – part 1

This is the 4th video in the "Start Blacksmithing" series. In this video I will show you how to build a stump anvil using an old sledge hammer head, a bolt, and a railroad spike! In the next video I'll show you how to heat treat and mount it.

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Starter forge build

This is the 3rd video in the "Start Blacksmithing" series. In this video I will show you how to build a solid fuel blacksmithing forge with a few common tools, a cheap table top charcoal grill and kitty litter.

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Dressing a blacksmith hammer!

This is the 2nd video in the "Start Blacksmithing" series. In this video I show how to take an inexpensive cross peen hammer and dress it so that it will work well as a general forging hammer. I also show how to modify a hammer that may be too heavy, so that you can...

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Tools to start smithing

This is the first video from @ravensroostforge and the 1st video in the "Start Blacksmithing" series! This video will cover the basic tools you will want in order to start blacksmithing. This is going to be part of a video series about how to start as a blacksmith if...

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