Lesson 6: Blacksmithing Guide | How to Make A Corner Brace Part III
In this video our awesome blacksmithing guide, Armondo will show you in detail, how to use the anvil to taper and bend the curled edges that he created in part 2. If you’re not getting the itch to start blacksmithing yet, this is sure to get you going. You’re learning how to make a corner brace! To us, it’s really cool to see a simple plank of metal transformed into a beautiful curved, tapered piece of functional art. Armondo really knows what he’s doing, you can see he’s done this a million times. You can get to the same point with practice! Continue watching these blacksmithing guide lessons to see what else Armondo has up his sleeve. In the last part of this lesson, you’ll see how Armondo finishes with the corner brace. In the next video he puts two holes for mounting into the metal. It’s fascinating, trust us! After part 4 of this lesson, be sure to continue to Lesson 7, How to make a Twisted Handle.
In this video:
- Learn the importance of even heat.
- How to taper a metal edge.
- Heating and reheating to work on different parts.
- Preparing the brace for the next step.
- Learn how to use an anvil horn to curve metal.
- step by step instructions for tapering metal.
- And much more.