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Corey Brown

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  1. Great advice will definitely be taking it ur right I remember that thing burning my hand through my glove lol
  2. Ok cool I’ll check that out do u know how much they run
  3. This is what I’m working on it’s my first knife took about 4 hours of forging and grinding to get it here but again grinder quit I was trying to get it ready for a quench critiques welcome lol
  4. Just had a problem my angle grinder just broke not even 4 months old yet need a recommendation for a decent angle grinder that’s a good price like under 50 bucks lol I’m broke learning my lesson and not buying the HT Walmart special one again
  5. Ok that’s what I got then just wanted to make sure I wasn’t using the wrong thing thank you very much
  6. Anybody recommend a certain type of file for checking hardness after quench
  7. Ok thank you very much that’s what I’ll look for
  8. What manganese content should I look for to make a good hamon
  9. Ok thanks I got several angle grinders so that will save me some money checking that thread now about making my own forge
  10. Is there a forge anybody recommends I’ll definitely be into it I dabbled in blade making as a kid always wanted to get back into it looking for something at least 20 inches long that will last a while preferably under 400 dollars I plan on buying everything I need within the next week or so if anybody knows of a good belt sander that would be great to I’ve found some on Amazon but they all look like second grade sanders
  11. Ok what do you mean about not using the rigidizer just use the blanket as is
  12. Holy crap thanks for all the info I am so glad I joined this forum you guys are awesome oh does anybody know anything about the mr volcano propane forge I’m planning on getting the 2 burner one
  13. Awesome thank you for the help will check those out definitely and another question is 1080 good for beginners I’m planning on forging the blades as well not grinding a shape out
  14. I’m new to blade smithing trying to find out where I can get some good high carbon beginner steel (that produces a decent hamon) I live in Arkansas so was trying to find a supplier relatively close thank you
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