Over the years I have acquired three anvils.
Tag Archives: metalwork
Made a knife
Years ago I started making a knife from a file. I put the project aside, but when Mia and I started watching Forged in Fire earlier this year I was inspired to pick it up again.
Knife as of Dec. 1 2021. File initially ground into knife. Started from an 18″ file. Prior to December 2021 I had ground it into this shape.
Bill hook machete
mia_mcdavid has a bill hook machete, very well employed in her large garden. The hook was a length of steel rod riveted to it to gather in the brush so it could not escape. Unfortunately, a week ago the hook broke when I was using it. Continue reading
Making a knife
I am making a woodcarving knife. I started with an old file. Continue reading
Rust Removal by Electrolysis
This is something I have been wanting to try for a couple years. I finally got around to it today. The general technique is well known. See, for example, the following:
How to glue this to that . Via Make:
You will not find this at Home Depot!
Look at the skill and art that went into making this hook!
(Note: I have bought several tools from this dealer, and never had a problem. No affiliation, just a very satisfied customer….)