DIY Blacksmithing Podcast Episode 007: Finding Good Steel

DIY Blacksmithing Podcast

Unlike goldsmiths, silversmiths, and fine woodworkers, our raw materials are pretty darn cheap.

In this episode, we’ll talk about commonly used types of steel and the various places you can find them.

At the end of the episode, you will find a Next Steps Checklist to follow to find a great steel supplier.

Thanks for listening!

Resources:

diyblacksmithing.com/toolbox

DIY Blacksmithing Podcast Episode 006: Creating Your Workspace

DIY Blacksmithing Podcast

Blacksmiths are loudest when they’re NOT talking. This makes it a difficult hobby for close neighbors.

If you live in town or at the end of a cul-de-sac, you might have to find an alternative place to do your forging.

In this episode, we’ll talk about a simple setup you can do in an afternoon

Thanks for listening!

Resources:

diyblacksmith.blogspot.com

DIY Blacksmithing Podcast Episode 005: Hammers and Tongs

DIY Blacksmithing Podcast

If you’ve been following along with Episodes 1-4, you should have an anvil, a forge, and a place picked out where you can be as loud as you want.

In this episode, we’ll go over some types of hammers and tongs, what I use, and where you can find them.

Thanks for listening!

Resources:

diyblacksmithing.com/toolbox

blacksmithsupply.com

centaurforge.com

DIY Blacksmithing Podcast – Episode 003: Let’s Talk About Forges

DIY Blacksmithing Podcast

In this episode we dive into Forges. We’ll cover ways to make your own out of scrapyard metal and household items.

We’ll also talk about what your best options are.

The truth is, forges don’t have to be expensive to be useful.

It has a lot more to do with the blacksmith who uses it than anything.

Thanks for listening!