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

05/08/2021  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

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

22/12/2015  -Knife Template-Lawn Mower Blade-Sharpie. Step 1 Safety First. Remember when working with power tools to use the proper safety equipment. In this

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Forging a Knife from a Lawnmower Blade PartA. - YouTube

09/12/2012  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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How to Easily Forge a Knife from a Lawn Mower Blade - YouTube

01/02/2014  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 Lawn Mower Blade - YouTube

11/03/2017  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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Forging a knife from a lawn mower blade! - YouTube

23/10/2016  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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The Ultimate Knife Made from A Lawn Mower Blade Using ...

23/07/2017  In this video i will show the proseses i used to turn an old lawn mower blade into a small carving knife.Find me on facebook;https://facebook/Iansfor...

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

22/12/2015  -Knife Template-Lawn Mower Blade-Sharpie. Step 1 Safety First. Remember when working with power tools to use the proper safety equipment. In this case it would include: Safety Glasses Respirator (remember grinding disks are putting

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

Since I wasn't super confident in my forging powers (still a beginner there), and because I did not have a piece of metal large enough, my design was based around using a lawn mower blade as the (get ready for this) blade. The guard and 1st handle bar would

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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

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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 -

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

16/07/2012  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. If you are wedded to the idea of using this stack of ...

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

04/12/2008  As for lawn mower blades, the problem for us to figure out if they normalized a good carbon steel or used a low carbon mild steel for the blade or is something inbetween. As the site I found said, all forms of steel, from mild to tool steel, can be found used in the blades, another site said something about being careful not to lose the temper when sharpening with certain high speed tools. I ...

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lawnmower blade knife - Knife Making - I Forge Iron

13/05/2013  I may make a bowie knife out of that. should be able to get about a 7 inch blade and then 5 inch handle. This one has a blade width of about 2.5 inches. In the bowie knife 1.5 to 1.75 inches might be the correct proportion. working on getting it sanded (by hand) now, then just need to hone the edge and make a handle.

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lawnmower blade steel - Knife Making - I Forge Iron

10/09/2009  I replaced mower blades on my riding mower this year, and did some research into it first. The majority are any of case hardened, edge hardened, carbide impregnated, and/or some other modern treatment. There is a standard test involving a 1 inch steel rod being thrust into the path of an operating mower blade. They blade can do anything but fracture, so they have gone "exotic" on the ...

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Lawn mower blades...mild steel? - I Forge Iron

03/06/2005  The mower blades would likely make excellent wood chisels, gouges, draw knives, etc. However, the shape is not good for punches and welding together into a billet is a lot of work. Unwound coil springs make good punches or chisels. The first two tools I made when I started over twenty years ago were a cold chisel and a center punch. They have been used thousands of times to mark or cut

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

Since I wasn't super confident in my forging powers (still a beginner there), and because I did not have a piece of metal large enough, my design was based around using a lawn mower blade as the (get ready for this) blade. The guard and 1st handle bar would

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How To Forge A Knife Blade Ideas - How to and Guide

13/03/2021  How to easily a knife from a lawn mower blade lawn. Currently moving into making high end folders/fixed blades so tag along on the journey, it will be fun 🙂 website url: Source: pinterest. How to make a quench tank for hardening

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How to Easily Forge a Knife from a Lawn Mower Blade ...

28/01/2018  How to Easily Forge a Knife from a Lawn Mower Blade. Dopukuxifu. Seguir. hace 4 años. In this video, Im converting an old bent up lawn mower blade to a pretty nice knife/sword/hacker. I was amazed at how good

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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 Easily Forge a Knife from a Lawn Mower Blade

Dec 18, 2016 - 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 Blade BladeForums

24/04/2012  I dont think it will make a good knife. I never tried it though. 2. 270knifeguy. Joined Apr 24, 2012 Messages 3. Apr 24, 2012 #3 I am beginning to think the same thing. I have twice heat treated a blade I forged from a peice of lawn mower blade and the file still cuts into it. Guess I had better look for a better piece of steel. l . Last edited: Apr 24, 2012. panch0. Joined Jun 16, 2008 ...

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

16/07/2012  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. If you are wedded to the idea of using this stack of ...

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lawnmower blade knife - Knife Making - I Forge Iron

13/05/2013  I may make a bowie knife out of that. should be able to get about a 7 inch blade and then 5 inch handle. This one has a blade width of about 2.5 inches. In the bowie knife 1.5 to 1.75 inches might be the correct proportion. working on getting it sanded (by hand) now, then just need to hone the edge and make a handle.

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lawnmower blade steel - Knife Making - I Forge Iron

10/09/2009  I replaced mower blades on my riding mower this year, and did some research into it first. The majority are any of case hardened, edge hardened, carbide impregnated, and/or some other modern treatment. There is a standard test involving a 1 inch steel rod being thrust into the path of an operating mower blade. They blade can do anything but fracture, so they have gone "exotic" on the ...

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Lawn mower blades...mild steel? - I Forge Iron

03/06/2005  The mower blades would likely make excellent wood chisels, gouges, draw knives, etc. However, the shape is not good for punches and welding together into a billet is a lot of work. Unwound coil springs make good punches or chisels. The first two tools I made when I started over twenty years ago were a cold chisel and a center punch. They have been used thousands of times to mark or cut

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