forging

Forged farmhouse style coat rack | How-To

 

Tools & Products used:


Forging equipment NC Tools Whisper Momma Forge - http://amzn.to/2xzxaML
Brent Bailey Modified New style hammer - http://bit.ly/2ynazDF
SC Johnson Paste Wax - http://amzn.to/2oNdfJd
Metal & woodworking equipment DEWALT DW872
Cold Saw - http://amzn.to/2nH4KdP
Sharpie (12 pk) - http://amzn.to/2nfYhLr
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2oDDrGc
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill - http://amzn.to/2ncJIZe
DEWALT DWE6000 Trim router - http://amzn.to/2o62P5M
DEWALT plunge router - http://amzn.to/2p4qO45
Swanson Speed Square - http://amzn.to/2ovSoHf
Freud Key Hole Bit - http://amzn.to/2xjxiSO

Forged banner for Flanagan's Irish Pub

First off Happy St. Patricks day! 
This Irish banner / flag  may very well be my favorite build yet--I got to really work on developing a lot of new skills here, namely scroll work, forging vines, leafs, etc., and It just so happens that my buddy Jason owns Flanagan's Irish Pub in Dunedin, so I knew just the right place for it!

Tools used:
Dewalt 20V Reciprocating Saw
Fastcap Gluebot
Titebond ii Wood glue
Whitlox Homestead Wood Forge
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig welder
Dewalt 4 1/2 Angle Grinder
Dewalt Flexvolt Angle Grinder
Dewalt DW862 Cold Saw
Dewalt XR 20V Drill
Dewalt 20V Circular saw
Iwata Eclipse HP-CS (Airbrush)
Wiss Aviation snips

Finishes used:
Generic latex paint(Green, white and orange)
General Finishes Antique Walnut gel stain
Sculpt Nouveau Black Magic Patina
Sculpt Nouveau Copper Plate Patina
Sculpt Nouvea Solvent Dyes (Airbrush)
Lacuqer clear coat

Track list:

1. Sláinte - Julia Delaney
2. Hell creature - Amazing Grace

The Ultimate Anvil Stand | DIY

I finally decided it was time to build an proper anvil stand. Unfortunately i've come to find out that most floors/surfaces are not truly level. By going with 3 legs you can eliminate wobbling. I splayed the legs at 10 degree angles. This was a very fun build, that only took about a day and a half.

Tools & products used:
General tools digital bevel guage
Dewalt DW862 Cold Saw
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill
Porter Cable drill press
Dewalt Flexvolt Angle Grinder
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig welder
Dewalt 4 1/2 Angle Grinder
Bessey Auto adjust toggle clamp
Sculpt Nouveau Cleaner & Degreaser
Sculpt Nouveau Copper Plate Patina
Lacuqer clear coat
Generic propane torch/weed burner
Boiled Linseed Oil

Tracklist:
1. Jahzzar Jardins du Luxembourg
2. Cullah Comfort To You

Wine Barrel Chandeliers for Escape brewing | How-To

This is my second commissioned project for Escape Brewing. The first project build video is posted as "Industrial wall sconces for Escape Brewery"

This was actually a very fun build, and the video does little justice to the size of these things--Wine barrels are huge! Way larger than a standard bourbon barrel. And my shop smelled incredible when I broke it open. 

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Tools & Bulb Used:
Dewalt XR 20V Drill
Dewalt 4 1/2 Angle Grinder
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig welder
Dewalt DW862 Cold Saw
Swanson Speed Square
Bulb - Grand nostalgic spiral

Songs in the video:
1. Sul Rebel - Rebel Blues
2. Trevor Flowers and Iheka Chama - Homeland.mp3

Blacksmith Rose | How-To

Hand forged with steel rod,  22 gauge sheet metal, and reclaimed pallet wood, these roses make for a great valentines or anniversary gift. Can be wall mounted, on or the rose can be removed.

I build these in limited quantities and have them for sale on my website: http://www.zhfabrications.com/store.html

Tools & products used:
Fastcap Accuscribe
Wiss Aviation Snips
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill