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Should I Forge a Knife From a Lawnmower Blade? -

2021-8-5  The short answer is no, you should not forge your first knife from a lawnmower blade. Instead of using a found lawnmower blade, use 5160, 1084, or 1070. I will go over the reasons in this article, along with other basic blacksmithing tips.

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How To Easily Forge a Knife From A Lawnmower Blade

2015-12-22  DIY Survival Knife Craft A Knife Out Of A Lawnmower Blade. Team DIY Survival Life. The shop I work at recently got a whole bunch of lawn mower blades so I have been trying to find things to make them into. One of the things that occurred to me was if lawn mower blades

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Video: Forging a Parang from a Lawnmower Blade

2017-6-6  Video: Forging a Parang from a Lawnmower Blade YouTube Knifemaker Forges a Parang Knife from a Discarded Carbon Steel Lawnmower Blade

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Lawn Mower Blade to Custom Knife : 9 Steps (with Pictures ...

2018-2-11  Lawn Mower Blade to Custom Knife: Hi All, this is my first attempt at an Instructable so comments and advice are more than welcome.Now onto the project itself: I'm going to outline the steps I took in order to turn an old lawn mower blade

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Make a Lawn Mower Blade Knife : 7 Steps (with Pictures ...

Lawnmower blades are made out of mild steel. Lawnmower blades are soft so if you hit something hard they do not shatter, and break. A lawnmower blade that shatters, and breaks could be potentially pretty hazardous if it happens while the lawnmower blade is spinning. I hit a chunk of concrete mowing some tall grass in my backyard once, the blade ...

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Heat treating a lawnmower blade? BladeForums

2007-7-8  A lot of modern lawnmower blades are similar to 1080 but not all. The best you can do is take a piece from the same lawnmower blade and test different methode to heat treat. The propane torch really works better as the heat source of a 1 brick forge.

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Knife Making Materials : 4 Steps - Instructables

Lawnmower blades are very useful. They are made out of industrial steel and already thin with little curves at the edge, that can be flattened with minimal effort. The only draw back is the width of the blade. It will need to be grinded down with a grinding wheel or angle grinder unless you want a flipping big knife, or machete.

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Recommendation? - Edger Blades for Knife Making ...

2018-5-17  3,377. May 15, 2018. #5. Here is a link to 1084 blade steel, 18 inches for 7.50. That is enough for two knives so if your edger blades are more than 3.75 each you lose money, and if you make a decent first knife from an edger blade it is just a letter opener, if you use 1084 you have a good knife. The blade steel is the cheapest part of the knife.

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Lawnmower blade heat treat. - Beginners Place -

2006-5-20  Built me a little torch powered brick forge, to use since I cant use charcoal. I have two knives ready for heat treat made from one lawn mower blade. Then I had found another at the scrap yard and made it into 4 more smaller blades. I was using it to heat them up and quench to make it easier to s...

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How To Easily Forge a Knife From A Lawnmower Blade

2015-12-22  DIY Survival Knife Craft A Knife Out Of A Lawnmower Blade. Team DIY Survival Life. The shop I work at recently got a whole bunch of lawn mower blades so I have been trying to find things to make them into. One of the things that occurred to me was if lawn mower blades

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Video: Forging a Parang from a Lawnmower Blade

2017-6-6  Video: Forging a Parang from a Lawnmower Blade YouTube Knifemaker Forges a Parang Knife from a Discarded Carbon Steel Lawnmower Blade. Written by Patrick McCarthy on June 6, 2017 . A big part of survival is

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How To Forge A Knife Without A Forge Ideas - How to and

2021-4-2  The quality of a larger rasp is usually good enough to make a workable knife without the need to harden it further.The short answer is no, you should not forge your first knife from a lawnmower blade.This is the one i used. Typically forging bladesmiths have restricted their steel selection to low alloy steels like 1095, 1084, 5160, 52100, o1, etc.

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Lawn Mower Blade to Custom Knife : 9 Steps (with Pictures ...

Lawn Mower Blade to Custom Knife: Hi All, this is my first attempt at an Instructable so comments and advice are more than welcome.Now onto the project itself: I'm going to outline the steps I took in order to turn an old lawn mower blade into

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lawnmower blade knife - Knife Making - I Forge Iron

2013-5-13  lawnmower blade, cut in half. the first picture shows the blade just cut in half fresh from the lawn mower, it was a riding mower, after that I cut and ground the blade to shape. I want to make wood handles, I don't know how thick each

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Make a Lawn Mower Blade Knife : 7 Steps (with Pictures ...

Lawnmower blades are made out of mild steel. Lawnmower blades are soft so if you hit something hard they do not shatter, and break. A lawnmower blade that shatters, and breaks could be potentially pretty hazardous if it happens while the lawnmower blade is spinning. I hit a chunk of concrete mowing some tall grass in my backyard once, the blade ...

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used lawn mower blades - Knife making Class ... - I Forge

2008-12-4  Posted June 7, 2007. hey guys, i have this uncontrollable urge to grind some knife blades out of used lawn mower blades. just because i have enough to get in some good practice. i know, mystery steel, but this will be good practice for me and i can learn something from using this stuff while grinding and heating and so forth.

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What kind of steel are lawn mower blades made out of?

2020-1-13  You've mostly got the answer by now, but just to put it all together: lawnmower blades are not made of high-carbon steel, but medium-carbon steel at best. So from a lawnmower blade you can make a knife that will act like a lawnmower blade - it will bend instead of breaking and smoosh instead of chipping.

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Knife Making Materials : 4 Steps - Instructables

Lawnmower blades are very useful. They are made out of industrial steel and already thin with little curves at the edge, that can be flattened with minimal effort. The only draw back is the width of the blade. It will need to be grinded down with a grinding wheel or angle grinder unless you want a flipping big knife, or machete.

View More

Recommendation? - Edger Blades for Knife Making ...

2018-5-17  3,377. May 15, 2018. #5. Here is a link to 1084 blade steel, 18 inches for 7.50. That is enough for two knives so if your edger blades are more than 3.75 each you lose money, and if you make a decent first knife from an edger blade it is just a letter opener, if you use 1084 you have a good knife. The blade steel is the cheapest part of the knife.

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Lawn Mower Blade to Custom Knife : 9 Steps (with Pictures ...

Lawn Mower Blade to Custom Knife: Hi All, this is my first attempt at an Instructable so comments and advice are more than welcome.Now onto the project itself: I'm going to outline the steps I took in order to turn an old lawn mower blade into

View More

How To Forge A Knife Without A Forge Ideas - How to and

2021-4-2  The quality of a larger rasp is usually good enough to make a workable knife without the need to harden it further.The short answer is no, you should not forge your first knife from a lawnmower blade.This is the one i used. Typically forging bladesmiths have restricted their steel selection to low alloy steels like 1095, 1084, 5160, 52100, o1, etc.

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Make a Lawn Mower Blade Knife : 7 Steps (with Pictures ...

Lawnmower blades are made out of mild steel. Lawnmower blades are soft so if you hit something hard they do not shatter, and break. A lawnmower blade that shatters, and breaks could be potentially pretty hazardous if it happens while the lawnmower blade is spinning. I hit a chunk of concrete mowing some tall grass in my backyard once, the blade ...

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Forging a Knife From a Nicholson File, Part One : 8 Steps ...

Forging a Knife From a Nicholson File, Part One: This is the process by which i forged a knife from an old Nicholson file. enjoy. From this point forward you are forewarned; forging is a dangerous activity. it includes high temperatures, heavy hammers, and lots of smoke. always work in a well ven

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Knife Making Materials : 4 Steps - Instructables

Lawnmower blades are very useful. They are made out of industrial steel and already thin with little curves at the edge, that can be flattened with minimal effort. The only draw back is the width of the blade. It will need to be grinded down with a grinding wheel or angle grinder unless you want a flipping big knife, or machete.

View More

Lawnmower blade heat treat. - Beginners Place -

2006-5-20  Built me a little torch powered brick forge, to use since I cant use charcoal. I have two knives ready for heat treat made from one lawn mower blade. Then I had found another at the scrap yard and made it into 4 more smaller blades. I was using it to heat them up and quench to make it easier to s...

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Lawn mower blades to knives Bushcraft USA Forums

2013-8-28  Apr 26, 2012. #6. You can try to heat treat the mower blades by heating to non magnetic then quench and check to see if it hardened. If it did harden temper it back and use the heck out of it. That said, O-1 is a good steel and is very affordable. Jantz knife supply has 1/8" X 1 1/2" X 18" pieces for $11.98.

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What kind of steel are lawn mower blades made out of?

2020-1-13  You've mostly got the answer by now, but just to put it all together: lawnmower blades are not made of high-carbon steel, but medium-carbon steel at best. So from a lawnmower blade you can make a knife that will act like a lawnmower blade - it will bend instead of breaking and smoosh instead of chipping.

View More

Recommendation? - Edger Blades for Knife Making ...

2018-5-17  3,377. May 15, 2018. #5. Here is a link to 1084 blade steel, 18 inches for 7.50. That is enough for two knives so if your edger blades are more than 3.75 each you lose money, and if you make a decent first knife from an edger blade it is just a letter opener, if you use 1084 you have a good knife. The blade steel is the cheapest part of the knife.

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What steel is lawnmower blades made of, and is it suitable ...

2012-7-16  Lawnmower blades may be designed to be soft, but that doesn't mean they're made from mild steel or steel that won't harden. IMHO the only real way you'll ever know whether or not they're worth making a knife out of is to make a few, heat treat and

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