posted on Jun, 1 2015 @ 05:56 PM
Its cools stuff, back when I was a teen in high school always wanted to do that kind of stuff. Even bought myself a little forge and the wetstones
from online and anvil from a old scrap mill place with my paper route money back then, I tried to make some small knifes but it never did work out,
plus almost blew myself up or burned the shed down once because I left the little forge on and the rubber tubing which was connected to the propane
tank was on the tip of the little forge I got, by the time I got back and noticed it as it was in the back, the tube alone even though there were
firebricks on top of it well, it was almost all the way through the rubber. Would probably not have been a good day, that day if it melted all the
way through I am thinking.
Its cool stuff. But man did I suck at trying to do any of that, mostly I just bough a bunch of books and read up on it a little, and tried to forge a
small knife from some rebar i got at the scrap yard, even at one point was digging in my parents house back yard to try and get a little ground
smelter going because I read about it in a book, had the coal and everything ready, but did not work to well once they found out what I was doing,
they had all kinds of codes about that stuff in the neighborhood back then. Those were the days, after that sort of grew out of that phase.
There are some people who do pretty good work with metal out there, used to visit there sites or sword and knife websites back then to and look at
all the pretty and shiny swords and knifes. Not so much anymore, even my two sword collection is down to one sword, as my brother stole one and sold
it, but it was the crappy one anyways.
I was never one for the whole Damascus folded pattern fancy stuff, liked the more practical stuff. But its all cool anyways.