Metal processing and forging at home
Currently, forging metal in domesticconditions began to gain very great popularity among the people. In addition, that this is a very interesting and fascinating occupation, manual forging of metal can bring to the master quite a big profit. But still, how not to twist - without a special tool can not do nowhere, and this case is by no means an exception!
Real, old, manual forging of metal, whichused a few hundred years ago, very much different from modern. First, in those days an exceptionally hot method of forging metal was used. In comparison with the cold one, it will have a number of advantages, since the hardened metal is several times better than raw metal. Old cold weapons that were used on the battlefields, or gave to noble people - a vivid example of hardened metal of high quality. Such weapons can lie for a long time, and at the same time, it will not spoil at all. Today, we live in the XXI century, and the battle of sabers and swords long ago lost their relevance, therefore, a metal of such quality as it was before, almost anywhere you will not meet. Of course you can not say that it is not at all! He is, but the cost of a good hardened metal will be much higher than cold. And to get such a metal will be much more problematic.
Today, forging metal at home, this isas a rule, the creation of decorative ornaments, the production of forged gates, fences, wickets, gratings, etc. For such products, cold metal forging is mainly used. This is due to the fact that products such as gates or grilles are not designed for powerful impacts or severe damage, and therefore, hot manual forging of metal is simply not necessary! Metal forging at home is a very good source of permanent income. Not for nothing, many private entrepreneurs have chosen this occupation for opening small, medium, and sometimes big business. But in order to extract a good profit from all this, first you need to invest not small money here.
Metal is not the cheapest material forproduction in our time, especially as for cold forging, you need to use high quality metal. Machine tools made with the latest technology, which can easily bend cold metal, are also decent money. But about the very process of working with this equipment should not be forgotten. Without special knowledge and skills, it will not be possible to produce a good forged gate even on the newest equipment. Learning this craft is not easy, but still it can be achieved by removing enough time and effort. If the real craft of forging is compared with the ancient one - it will be heaven and earth. By and large, today, learn how to cold forging metal, almost everyone can. And that swings the ancient peoples, then they craft metal forging passed down from generation to generation, and some master blacksmiths carried away their secret with them to the grave.
Now everything is much simpler, and for the majoritymodern people, forging metal at home is the most common hobby that brings a lot of pleasure. A vivid example of such a hobby is the manufacture of cold steel at home. In most cases, this is not legal, but nevertheless, this is not an obstacle for fans of cold forging. Naturally, such weapons will not be super strong and reliable, but for him it is not necessary. People who have chosen such a hobby - create such weapons as wall souvenirs, which are very often found on the shelves of hunting and sports shops. The cost of such souvenir weapons can range from a few hundred rubles, to thousands of dollars, or even more.