How To Build Your Own Forge

Jimmy Fikes shares his plans and detailed instructions for building a homemade forge.



Blacksmithing forge
Article provides plans and detailed instructions for building a homemade forge.
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Jimmy Fikes' forge frame is covered with plywood joined by angle irons. The completed frame, constructed around a chimney, is slanted in at the bottom to allow foot room. Here the air pipe is in position and the forge partly filled with stones. A fire is lit to season the concrete around the tweet.
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