Build a blacksmith forge for $50 from junk

Written By Ben | Last Updated Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Disclaimer: The material on this website is provided for general information only, and on the understanding how a forge works, this is not professional advice on how to make one. I am not responsible for your safetly. Any damage or loss cause by the use of this information is not my responsibility. Homemade Blacksmithing forge! Building a blacksmith forge from scratch isn’t as difficult as most people first think. The principle behind a forge is super simple and requires very little parts and nothing that can’t be picked up at your local recycling centre or even brought new from your local department store!

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Basic: Heat resistant refractory concrete mix

Written By Ben | Last Updated Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

This mixture may be used for making our D.I.Y Furnace or any other small furnace. What you need: River gravel or crushed fire bricks Sand Calcium Aluminate cement. (best grade available) Lime (lime is usually cheaper, about 80% of the cement price) Water (h2O) You can add into this mix a little standard Fireclay if you like as it helps. Method:  *

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Build your own D.I.Y Foundry for casting and refining

Written By Ben | Last Updated Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

This is one of the most detailed tutorials on how to build your own D.I.Y Foundry I have found on the internet. so please Watch and enjoy! also be sure to check out the ebooks and links below for similar foundry’s construction ideas and methods. Good luck. Best video tutorial on how to make your own foundry at home for cheap Full tutorial on how to make refractory cement (three different recipes) This is part one of a much requested three part tutorial that shows the viewer how to safely cut and fabricate a small foundry from a discarded propane tank.

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How to make a "Microwave Kiln"

Written By Ben | Last Updated Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

This very clever man Robert Murray-Smith has figured out how to make a microwave kiln for cheap, very cheap in fact for under 10 USD ! so why pay hundred of dollars? The original video I found on youtube has been removed, Thanks to the commenter “Egon” who pointed this fact out to me! I have now found a video to replace the old one! In this video the man uses a Plant Pot to make a Microwave Kiln similar to the orignal video (in fact I think it’s much better!

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How to Make Refractory Cement 3+ Recipes

Written By Ben | Last Updated Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

Whether you are building an amazing pizza oven or a gorgeous and fully functioning fireplace to complete your backyard oasis, or even a forge/furnace, it is important to have a good recipe for making your own refractory cement right at home. Whether you are completely unsure of how to begin this project or simply need a quick refresher course on refractory concrete, the following information is exactly what you are looking for.

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Make a fresnel lens solar furnace from scrap!

Written By Ben | Last Updated Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

What is a Fresnel Lens? You can think of a Fresnel lens as a flat magnifying glass off made out of plastic they where first used in the early light houses to channel the light, today they can be found in a lot of household gadgets, toys and certain types of televisions if you would like to know more about the science of how they work be sure to check out this wiki: https://en.

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