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How to Easily Forge a Knife from a Lawn Mower

Feb 01, 2014  In this video, I'm converting an old bent up lawn mower blade to a pretty nice knife/sword/"hacker". I was amazed at how good it turned out. No, it's not ...

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Forging a Knife from a Lawnmower Blade PartA.

Dec 09, 2012  This is part one of two about forging a knife blade from a lawnmower blade. John Bliss uses a coal forge to show you how to cut, fold, forge weld, and temper...

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Forging a Knife from a Lawn Mower Blade -

Mar 11, 2017  I made this knife in two days, first day flatting the blade, getting the thickness, cutting and grinding it to shape. day two finishing the final shape, shar...

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Survival Knife Forged from a Lawn-Mower

Feb 01, 2019  Want to help support the channel? You can check out the Blackheart Forge webstore on Etsy or donate directly to Patreon. https://etsy/shop/Blackheart...

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Should I Forge a Knife From a Lawnmower

Oct 10, 2020  The short answer is no, you should not forge your first knife from a lawnmower blade. Instead of using a found lawnmower blade, use 5160, 1084, or 1070. I will go over the reasons in this article, along with other basic blacksmithing tips.

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Forging a knife from a lawn mower blade! -

Oct 23, 2016  Title says it all, forging my 2nd (first attempt failed) knife. This time not from a leaf spring though. Worked perfectly! I did want the blade a little long...

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Forging a Knife from a Lawn Mower Blade - YouTube

Mar 11, 2017  I made this knife in two days, first day flatting the blade, getting the thickness, cutting and grinding it to shape. day two finishing the final shape, shar...

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Should I Forge a Knife From a Lawnmower Blade? - FeltMagnet

Aug 05, 2021  The short answer is no, you should not forge your first knife from a lawnmower blade. Instead of using a found lawnmower blade, use 5160, 1084, or 1070. I will go over the reasons in this article, along with other basic blacksmithing tips.

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How To Easily Forge a Knife From A Lawnmower Blade DIY ...

Dec 22, 2015  DIY Survival Knife Craft A Knife Out Of A Lawnmower Blade. Team DIY Survival Life. The shop I work at recently got a whole bunch of lawn mower blades so I have been trying to find things to make them into. One of the things that occurred to me was if lawn mower blades are strong enough to hit a rock then they might be a good candidate to make ...

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Forging a Karambit Knife from a Lawn Mower Blade - YouTube

May 15, 2017  The blade from the lawn mower did not have very much carbon in it, so after i quenched it in oil i had to quench again in water. This is my second knife i ma...

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Blacksmith Forging a Kukri Knife From a Lawnmower Blade ...

Jan 18, 2016  After the lawnmower blade Kopis, I really wanted to try forging a Kukri using the same method. So here's the short version of making a Kukri with half of a ...

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used lawn mower blades - Knife making Class ... - I Forge Iron

Dec 04, 2008  Posted June 7, 2007. hey guys, i have this uncontrollable urge to grind some knife blades out of used lawn mower blades. just because i have enough to get in some good practice. i know, mystery steel, but this will be good practice for me and i can learn something from using this stuff while grinding and heating and so forth.

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Lawn Mower Blade to Custom Knife : 9 Steps (with Pictures ...

Not all lawn mower blades are created equal. When looking at the blades there are a couple things to pay attention too: Where the blades are damaged and how thick the metal is, you want at least one good region to cut the knife blade from. Where the serial numbers are on the blades, I find these add a cool one of a kind look to each blade.

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Draw knife forged from a lawn mower blade. It works very ...

Hopefully this a very old blade because the modern blades (since the late 1980s) are made with 10B38 steel. It could be OK for a maul or something like that without much of an edge. Normally a drawknife is made with O1 or much older ones were made with 1095 - because the blade needs to be super sharp. level 2. duroo.

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Lawnmower blade heat treat. - Beginners Place - Bladesmith ...

May 20, 2006  Built me a little torch powered brick forge, to use since I cant use charcoal. I have two knives ready for heat treat made from one lawn mower blade. Then I had found another at the scrap yard and made it into 4 more smaller blades. I was using it to heat them up and quench to make it easier to s...

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11 Badass Knives That Used to Be Busted Old Junk

Sep 28, 2015  6 This knife used to be rebar. YouTube. Built from steel rebar, the kind of reinforcing rods you can find in a hunk of concrete, this knife is very low-tech affair. Fashioned by YouTuber Green ...

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Heat treating a lawnmower blade? BladeForums

Jul 08, 2007  That said I prefer to use mower blades for throwing knives and spear heads where toughness is more important than edge retention. In the picture the top knife was made in the Philippines by a village smith. I got to help on making this knife so it cost me more. Made from Lief spring. The second knife I made about 15 years ago from a mower blade.

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Home - TLG Forging

Making a knife from old lawn mower blades, handsaws, auto leaf springs, etc. Each knife is made as a one of a kind. We make all our own patterns and use them to produce knife profiles, because of this we have knifes that look the same but each one has its own character and charm.

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Making a tanto knife from rusty lawn mower blade part 1 ...

I found a couple old rusty lawn mowers dumped in the woods and I thought I'd save the blades to make some knives out of them. This is the first one of those ...

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Make a Lawn Mower Blade Knife Lawn mower blade, Knife ...

Oct 2, 2014 - Make a Lawn Mower Blade Knife: Make a sweet knife out of a old junk lawn mower blade .

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Video: Forging a Parang from a Lawnmower Blade RECOIL ...

Jun 06, 2017  Video: Forging a Parang from a Lawnmower Blade YouTube Knifemaker Forges a Parang Knife from a Discarded Carbon Steel Lawnmower Blade. Written by Patrick McCarthy on June 6, 2017 . A big part of survival is

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Creating a Knife From a Lawnmower Blade : 6 Steps ...

Lawn mower blades are never a tempered steel, because of risk of fracture caused by accidental rock that may hit it. If you want some good knife steel you want to use old lumber bandsaw blades, they are durable, but will also hold an edge much better than a lawn mower blade.

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How to Forge a Katar Dagger (from Lawn Mower Blade RR ...

How to Forge a Katar Dagger (from Lawn Mower Blade RR Spikes): Hello everybodies. As a maker, I am always looking for projects that expand my skillset and push the boundaries of what I am capable of doing. This was one of those

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What steel is lawnmower blades made of, and is it suitable ...

Jul 16, 2012  By quenching in brine or water the steel can be hardened to some degree, but the hardness will be low, and the blades may be brittle. If you were a forging knifemaker, there could be some reason to try using then for forging practice, but as a stock removal material, there is no sensible reason to make a knife from a lawn mower blade at all.

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Lawnmower blade heat treat. - Beginners Place - Bladesmith ...

May 20, 2006  Built me a little torch powered brick forge, to use since I cant use charcoal. I have two knives ready for heat treat made from one lawn mower blade. Then I had found another at the scrap yard and made it into 4 more smaller blades. I was using it to heat them up and quench to make it easier to s...

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lawnmower blade knife - Knife Making - I Forge Iron

May 13, 2013  lawnmower blade, cut in half. the first picture shows the blade just cut in half fresh from the lawn mower, it was a riding mower, after that I cut and ground the blade to shape. I want to make wood handles, I don't know how thick each piece of wood should be for each side.

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11 Badass Knives That Used to Be Busted Old Junk

Sep 28, 2015  6 This knife used to be rebar. YouTube. Built from steel rebar, the kind of reinforcing rods you can find in a hunk of concrete, this knife is very low-tech affair. Fashioned by YouTuber Green ...

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Lawnmower Blade Knives BladeForums

May 10, 2007  The steel in a Buck knife is about as appropriate in a lawn mower as the steel in a mower blade is to a knife. Doing as I said to a mower blade will increase the carbon content. If you leave the blade in hot charcoal for 8 to 12 hrs, pull it out and quench it in oil for a minute then air cool it ,it will be case hardened.

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Hammer weight for forging. BladeForums

Apr 10, 2009  Thanks for the reply. I am going to start out with junkyard stock ( I guess that is as good a term as any ). I also have a few lawn mower blades laying around that I should be able to hot cut a few working pieces out of. I have not been near a forge for a very long time so I figure I would start slow and work on hammer blows and control.

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Leaf spring knife or knives BladeForums

Jul 22, 2016  Making a blade out of a leaf spring is always a crapshoot, because it could be one of a variety of steels, each with their own HT procedure. It's probably best to grab some from a place like New Jersey Steel baron or Alpha Knife supply, cause you know what you're gonna get.

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Making a Lawnmower Blade Parang Machete Knife, Blade ...

Jul 15, 2015 - Me forging a simple blade using simple tools and techniques. A Lawnmower blade is a very easy metal to use for a first forging project, and the techniques I ...

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Lawn Mower blades good for Blade material? EDCForums

Jan 20, 2009  The best steel to use from a mower is the knife steel on the cylinder ( the spiral part on a golf mower) on something like John Deere or Jacobsens the steel is high carbon,what it is on the bottom blades is harder than mild steel but not by much as it relies on wear partly to keep sharp, rotary blades also have to be relatively soft as if they ...

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Repurposed this knife from an old mower blade, oak scales ...

Lawn Mower Blade Knife and Wooden Handle and Sheath: A lawn mower blade that I made into a large knife. The handle is made of pine wrapped in cotton twine coated in a high grade waterproof wood glue. The sheath was made of plywood cut and layered. The entire assembly was shaped with flap disks a

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Used lawn mower blades BladeForums

Aug 06, 2010  1,699. Apr 17, 2009. #6. lawn mower blades--when i started- (before i even read up on the craft)-I used a lawn mower blade. after multiple hours and belts on my little 1x42 grinder, i had enough. first it wasnt annealed meaning it was hard as sh**.Second i had no idea what kind of steel it was.

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