Lesson 10: How to Make a Railroad Spike Knife | DIY Knife Making: Blade Forging – Part 2
In this second part of the Blade Forging portion of our video series, Aram continues to bevel the blades, all the while providing all kinds of wisdom on what to look out for and how to make the best possible blade. Once you’re happy with the shape of your blade, then it’s time to straighten your blade into its final alignment. Aram also gives a little tutorial on annealing, which is the process of allowing metal to cool slowly, in order to remove internal stresses and toughen it.
In This Video:
- Forging your blade
- Heat Treating
- And more…