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FJK Comprehensive site for Blacksmithing Book PDFs - everything in one location.

FJK Comprehensive site for Blacksmithing Book PDFs - everything in one location.

The Backyard Blacksmith shows you how -- with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, basic tools, and techniques -- blacksmithing can be easy to learn, and a rewarding hobby. Through instruc

The Backyard Blacksmith: Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith, a book by Lorelei Sims

How to colour steel with heat (hot oil finish) is a simple but effective way of achieving a desired colour of choice.The colours are fantastic and often come out in a beautiful two-tone shine. There is something really rewarding about this technique. Not only does it give you an alchemical feeling of satisfactionbut it also gives the metal a finish to stop corrosion.

How to Colour Steel With HEAT

How to colour steel with heat (hot oil finish) is a simple but effective way of achieving a desired colour of choice.

Loaded Coal Cars Sit in the Rail Yards at Danville, West Virginia, near Charleston. Awaiting Shipment to Customers.

Loaded Coal Cars Sit in the Rail Yards at Danville, West Virginia, near Charleston. Awaiting Shipment to Customers. It Is One of the Largest Transshipment Points for Coal in the World. A Constant Stream of Rail Cars Is Moved in and Out of the Small Town

Coal barges on Kanawha River in Charleston, #WestVirginia

Coal barges on Kanawha River in Charleston, WestVirginia. Always see these when passing thru.

Homemade induction furnace melting steel - YouTube

This furnace was used to melt steel and raise the carbon content to cast iron level so I could make model steam engine parts.

backyard furnace | ... melt iron as easily as most backyard metalcasters can melt aluminum

Homemade waste oil burner and furnace adapted from a propane tank. Frame constructed from steel pipe and rebar. Powered by a homemade blower.