This step by step tutorial of how to build a homestead survival forge is made from inexpensive materials that create an amazing piece of equipment for do it yourself projects that include heating metals.
This guide gives very clear step by step instructions on how to build your own forge. It has clearly worded directions, but also includes images for those who are more visual. This is a great solution for those who don’t have access to a forge and want one of their own on their property. While it may take a while to be completely ready for use, once you have this forge built, you’ll think it was definitely worth all the work and waiting time.
For this tutorial, you’ll need the following materials:
– Chop Saw
– Hand Saw
– Hand Plane
– Tape Measure
– Bucket for Mold
– Bucket for Mixing
– 4x4x8 Post
– 3 Inch Outdoor Nails
– Outdoor Wood Glue
– Cement Blocks
– Plaster of Paris
– Clean Sand
– Cold Water
As is the case with all projects involving fire, make sure to use the proper safety measures when building and when using this forge.
If you have a hobby that’s a little eccentric, you know how hard it can be to find the supplies or places to practice this hobby. And this can be very discouraging, especially if it’s something you really love to do. While this issue can’t be fixed for all hobbies, this tutorial offers the solution to not having a place to practice metal working. If you’ve been leaving your home to use a forge, this tutorial will be the solution to not being able to work on your hobby whenever you want.
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