Wayne calls it a two-hour knifemaking adventure. This DVD shows every step in making a knife, and after the billet is welded up the operations 90% apply to a knife made of any type of steel.
Two Hours Running Time.
3.00 anvils, hammers, 5.00 hammer practice, 6.00 more hammers
7.50 distal taper explained, 8.00 start forge welding sequence
10.00 forge-welding “heat” defined
1.00 forge welding the cable, twisting the partial welded cable
13.00 guillotine and spring fuller tools explained
14.00 Second welding heat, 15.00 billet doubling, third welding heat
16.00 billet shown, 4th weld
17.00 5th weld, removing scale 18.00 wet hammering
19.00 cut off hardy, scraper for scale
20.00 slow action weld, 22.00 blade shaping with the hammer
24.00 hot rasp, spring fuller in use
25.00 shaping the narrow tang w/ the guillotine fuller
26.00 coal versus gas
27.00 the blade preform, 28.00 preform curve
29.00 drawing out the edge bevel, shaping hammer, spreading
31.00 normalizing, annealing, talk about the color on the video not being accurate.
32.00 wedge tool, beater, schwocking (adjusting the curvature of the blade).
33.50 baby furnace
34.00 Heat treating, grind prior to heat treat, decarburization
35.00 the goop quench
36.00 – 38.00 Heat treating sequence: Heating for quench, temper colors, safety with quench oil, quenching the blade, cleaning off the quench oil, checking the hardness.
39.00 Alternate tempering methods: Edge quenching, the soft back draw.
40.00 the tempering oven
41.00 the brass rod edge strength test,
42.00 home-made belt grinders.
44.00 inspecting the rough grind
45.00 modified vise
46.00 hand rubbing the blade
47.00 home made flat-disc machine
47.50 Bowie knife with 15" blade
48.00 Etching, cold bluing, handle fitting, drilling pin holes
50.00 inletting the tang
55.00 gluing up the handle
56.00 pinning, shaping, and finishing the handle