Deserves a second chance!!!
As any of you that have been following our blog will know, I was on the History Channel show Forged In Fire last year.
I have been smithing now for a few years. I am self (and YouTube) taught. I have sold a good number of hand forged knives and all my customers seem to be happy.
I was on the Shamshir episode, season 4 episode 13. On that episode we were tasked with making a D guard Bowie knife. I had a plan for time management and completion of the project. One problem…I deviated from that plan. I hardened the blade prior to completing my grinding. This doesn’t prevent you from grinding the blade, but it adds A TON of time to the project. At the end of round one I had pre-drilled the holes for my handle material and started the D guard stock for round 2. Unfortunately…
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