**If you are new to blacksmithing, and want to decrease your learning curve significantly, then read on…**Do you want to begin blacksmithing, but don't know where to start?Are you a novice blacksmith, looking to improve your craft?Do you want to set up a workshop, without breaking the bank with expensive machinery?Do you want to know how you can forge your own tools, from scratch?I, Wes Sander, will share 20 secrets that every novice blacksmith should know before starting. These secrets will:1. Save your money on tools that are not very useful for the beginner 2. Save you time across various smithing projects3. Help you improve your blacksmithing skillsYou can learn how to become a beginner blacksmith, even if you have never lifted a hammer to strike hot iron.Some of the secrets you will discover inside this book are... The 8 fundamental blacksmithing technique that every novice should know1 simple adjustment that will improve your hammering efficiency dramaticallyHow to turning bloom iron into useable pieces, even if you have a primitive workshopThe method to finding out exactly which smithing items sell, that blacksmiths know but won't tell youThe #1 tool you should use to make a rivetHow to turn a simple rebar into a great 'gift'The #1 steel you should use to forge your first knife Many more secrets are waiting to be discovered by you.In addition you will receive not one, but two bonuses inside: How to make your own coal forgeHow to turn a railroad track into an anvil **But will it take a lot of tools to start blacksmithing?**This book has been designed such that you require only the most basic tools. The rest you can actually make yourself, using what's taught inside this book.Also, consider this...Every day that you delay is another day you deny your passion for blacksmithing.So if you want to get started while saving time and money on mistakes, then take action and buy this book now!
Welcome to Modern Metalsmithing! I’m Megan Auman, designer, metalsmith, and educator. I spent nearly a decade teaching Metalsmithing at colleges and universities. And now I’ve created Modern Metalsmithing to blend design fundamentals with technical skills to help you learn to make jewelry and metalwork that expresses your unique creative vision. At Modern Metalsmithing, we believe…...
Carbide Burrs can be used on many materials including all metals, all stone, ceramic, hard wood, fibreglass and reinforced plastics.This article helps to explain the different types of cuts, the various shapes available of die grinder bits and what they do, the shank sizes and how to use carbide carving burrs.
Tools are a super important part of being a Metalsmith. Without the right tools making jewelry can be exponentially more difficult, but there are so many tools out there. How do you know what are the right tools for you? Of course, much of it depends on what you are trying to do and accompl
Find out how to make a full-tang homemade knife from a file (without a forge) using just simple DIY tools. Bushcraft/survival knifemaking tutorial.
Soldering Is NOT Rocket Science!: I've seen so many articles on electronic soldering that are either overly verbose and hard to read, too complex for a beginner, insist on expensive tools, or are just plain wrong, that I decided to clear the air a bit by going back to the basics. Wh…
For most do-it-yourselfers, there will likely come a time when you'll have to drill a hole through a piece of metal. The tools and methods used to do it are almost as varied as the different types of metals out there. Here are 12 tips to make the task fast, easy and safe.
Master soldering and understand the difference between soldering and fusing and when to use which technique, with expert jewelry instructor Kate Richbourg!
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A Riveted Metal Box With Lid: This is a practice box, so it's not very nice-looking. You can build it to get a feel for working with various sheet metal tools: metal shears, box brakes, pop-rivets, and so on. We're not going to touch upon bend radii or bend allowances, but these…
A workbench is one of the most essential and basic tools when you get started in traditional woodworking. Now, you can either make your own DIY portable work table, or you can buy a professional workbench. An advantage of doing the latter, is that the purchased products often come with additional functions or gadgets. Below we have a selection of portable workbenches for your shop in different materials and sizes.
Get the hang of using a jeweler's saw to create beautiful, artisan jewelry with these helpful expert tips from Interweave.
Love the idea of handmade gifts for holidays like Christmas, birthdays, and mother's day but lack the time, skill, or energy? Thankfully, it's easier than ever to buy beautiful and unique handmade gifts online. HANDMADE
Learn about resin jewelry findings to make your charms wearable. Includes advice for beginners and helpful videos to finish jewelry projects.
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