Harness the power of steel with a homemade forge

May 8, 2020

In a recent video, Bob from the YouTube channel I Like To Make Stuff demonstrates how to build a propane forge for blacksmithing.

In this era of unending isolation, the only excitement I get is the thrill of discovering a new binge-worthy TV show to occupy my time. My latest infatuation is Forged in Fire, a three-round competition show that features bladesmiths from across the country crafting signature blades and weapons from the pages of history. Watching these artists push their metalworking skills to the limit as they transform scraps of steel into knives and weapons is truly inspiring. And despite the disclaimer at the beginning of each episode, all I want to do is build a forge for my workshop and add blacksmithing to my list of talents. In a recent video, Bob from the YouTube channel I Like To Make Stuff demonstrates how to build a propane forge for blacksmithing. Warning: Before you even consider building a forge or hammering steel, please consult with a professional blacksmith and make sure you have the proper training.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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