Cheers to the holiday season from your local blacksmith. — at The Holiday Light Store of Raleigh, NC – Year round Christmas light display.
I forged this at his request.
I hope you enjoy seeing it come alive!
Music by: Mr. Peter Biedermann “The Uncommon Man” (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Peter_Biedermann/)
Helpful links for the DIY blacksmith/bladesmith:
Heat treating 1084 thanks to Mr. Cashen – http://www.knivesby.com/knifemaking-Kevin-Cashen-treating-1084.html
Tool and knife steel from “The NJ Steel Barron” Mr. Aldo Bruno – http://newjerseysteelbaron.com/
Parks 50 Thanks to Mr. Kelly Cupples
Temperatures can be inexpensively tested with tempsticks. I get mine from markingpendepot.com.