1890's Blacksmith Forge ~ RESTORATION & REPAIR

  • Published on:  Saturday, August 31, 2019
  • This old blacksmiths coal lever forge has been outside for decades, and was completely rusted and seized up! Something made a home in the blower housing, and the 3 major cast iron parts were cracked and need major attention!

    I didn't line the forge with refractory or anything else, because I want to know what you suggest for a forge like this!?! What would you do and why?

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  • Source: https://youtu.be/8DsGBBNGT_8


  • Евгений Рокотов

    Евгений Рокотов

     14 hours ago

    У такова мастера уже давно должен быть настоящий сварочный аппарат и не один ☝️!!! Наверное много денег уходи на 🐕🐩🐶🐺 ???

  • Dracotonis



    Thanks for bringing the old girl back to life to serve once more :)

  • Фёдор Метель

    Фёдор Метель

     2 days ago

    Че-то не вижу,где оно дует?

  • murph murph

    murph murph

     3 days ago


  • Darrell Bedford

    Darrell Bedford

     5 days ago

    Another great restoration. What is in your special sauce not from the Big Mac i assume.

  • Jane Marsee

    Jane Marsee

     5 days ago

    I'm all for restoration of outmoded equipment just to show people about history; but, I don't understand how one can make a living at it. Would someone, kindly, explain to me how they can sell, at a profit, outmoded technology.

  • K C

    K C

     6 days ago

    Nice to see some people that still braze with a oxigen asetaling gas

  • Bruce Nitroxpro

    Bruce Nitroxpro

     7 days ago

    At around 9:00 minutes in, every machinist is gagging.

  • Matt Price

    Matt Price

     7 days ago

    Why covered with sand after Brazing

  • Tom Carlson

    Tom Carlson

     7 days ago

    Fun to watch giving new life to that old tool.

  • Xatxitor


     7 days ago

    I get why you used bronze weld but im sceptical about the forge bed. Are you using it? Does it hold on with time?

  • eric kestner

    eric kestner

     7 days ago

    that is what Grandpa would call rode hard and put-up wet

  • Wood Woman

    Wood Woman

     7 days ago

    Wow looks great

  • BrokeMoFo


     7 days ago +1

    Someone may have mentioned it, but you could put a half twist in the belt to make the handle run clockwise.

  • John R

    John R

     7 days ago

    Was enjoying the re-build and was going to sub. The Weimies cinched it!

  • redic


     7 days ago

    Loved watching that...

  • Justowner


     7 days ago

    I know its a bit late but you could totally fit a steel pipe over the breaker wrench handle to lengthen your grip area and allow you to get more leverage.

  • thereddufus


     14 days ago

    Ok, preface this with I have never worked with flat belts. I am curious why go with a straight butt joint on the leather? My instinct would be thin out the tips slightly and have a lap joint to stitch through? Or maybe cut on a diagonal and stitch?

  • serg Ibr

    serg Ibr

     14 days ago

    Чугун с латунью. Это все в музей. Не больше

  • yan k

    yan k

     14 days ago

    thanks for sharing Salvage Workshop