How to Stamp Metal

Hi, my name is Jessica, and I’m with the Potomac Bead Company. Today I’m going to show you how to do stamped pendants. What you’ll need is a hammering block, a hammer, your stamps, we have those in three different sizes: six millimeter, three millimeter and 1.5 millimeter, the pieces of metal that you’re going […]

From Steel to Sword–Here’s How Blacksmiths Mold Metal

[Laughs] This is Arnon. It’s all authentic, man. You know I worked for three hours to get that dirt on just right. He’s a blacksmith who loves chemistry. Arnon founded Bridgetown Forge in Portland, Oregon in the early 2000s, and that’s where the Reactions team met up with him. We were lucky enough to get […]

Making a Radius Bending Fixture for Sheetmetal

I often need to make radiused bends on sheetmetal for tanks and other projects, so I made a simple device that attaches to the edge of my workbench. It works like the apron of a brake. The apron is made from angle iron with round pins welded on each end. The pivot blocks are a […]

Iron Mining | How To Make Everything: Tools (3/6)

I’m on a quest to make my own tools from scratch and after learning some stone age skills it’s on to the Iron Age The stone age ended with the discovery of metal working, in a period between 6000 and 2000 BC the first used iron as a tool was likely made from fallen meteors […]

How to Make a Helmet Stand

Hi! My name is Dave. You’re watching “Make for Others”. And in this episode we’re going to build a helmet stand for my friend George’s helmet! I’d been working on a Star Wars Boba Fett helmet for my friend George and also wanted to give him a few options for where it could hang in […]

Metal Fab Tech Tip: Pre-Stretch Metal Before Bead Rolling – Eastwood

and you guys that have done a lot of be growing i’m sure you’ve come across this problem like we’re showing right here have a nice flat paddle you lay all your beads out roll your beads perfectly straight you think everything is great you pull it out and well it’s just like this it’s […]

Making Motorcycle Gas Tanks – Part 2

These are selected scenes from the 166 minute long ‘Making Motorcycle Gas Tanks’ DVD. Check out all the Covell DVDs at covell.biz ! That’s kind of a rough sketch, but I think that’s more or less the shape I want to have for this tank. And we’ll put a soot coating on this piece of […]

The KING of RANDOM & the Hacksmith!

My frustration with YouTube is the the projects I’m really passionate about and feel really good about, don’t get watched don’t get promoted they don’t get any revenue you and then I’ll do something where I’m like this is really stupid I almost feel bad about posting it and then it’ll just go viral James: […]

Making a Rail Anvil Stand

The rail gets traced here to establish a template The outline is cut using a bandsaw The template fits over the rail in both directions Strips of 1/2″ plywood are cut on the table saw Plywood squares are cut The template is used to trace the outline onto each square Holes are drilled to help […]