Lesson 4: Blacksmithing Guide | Hammering Tips
If there’s one thing Armondo knows, it’s blacksmithing! What’s blacksmithing all about? Well, you’re essentially heating and molding metal. The only real way to do this is with heat. In this blacksmithing guide, Armondo is going to teach you a few hammering tips. He’s also going to show you some different techniques for heating your metal. You’ll also learn how to gain energy out of an inanimate object, an anvil. People tend to think these things are useless, in this video you’ll get to see what an anvil really does and how to use it properly with your hammer. It’s not all about max power either. Armondo talks about constraining your energy through a 10 hour day of swinging the hammer. With his techniques, you’ll learn how to wield a hammer all day long! In this blacksmithing guide, you’re going to learn so, so much about the art form. Continue with the lessons to keep the learning going!
In this video:
- How to position your body while hammering.
- How hammer your metal.
- How to heat your metal.
- What it means to use an anvil’s energy.
- Essential techniques for longevity.
- Heating 101.
- And much more.