Anyone watching Forged in Fire on the History channel?

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  1. theflash

    theflash Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I want to give a shout out to my Friend Mace who will be on this coming Monday nights season finale episode. If you remember there were a few knife making posts a year or two ago on here and I've mentioned him before. He's been a friend of mine for 45 years. It's been a passion for him that he's turned in to a career. He teaches forging and other blacksmith courses at a local arts center.

    http://www.history.com/shows/forged-in-fire

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mace-Knives/485257134827510

    Here's a sample of his work from a few years ago.

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    gordonquixote Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I've been watching/recording the show.

    That is a nice knife he made.
     
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    Ive been watching too. Good luck to him
     
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    I got hooked on watching that one night, pretty cool work. They were melting down chainsaw blades and everything for different marbling in the blade.
     
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    He does great work, inspirational even. Forging Damascus like that takes skill and hard work. He is truly a master at the craft. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    theflash Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Mark, you were making some nice knives there for a while too. My friend isn't allowed to divulge how he did on the show. I'll be watching it with him and a bunch of other guys tonight.
     
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    Bikefixr Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I started recently. Not into knives per se, but I do enjoy hand-craftsmanship and appreciate the time and skills required. "It will kill"
     
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    I have been watching, seems like there are a lot more complete failures of blades on the show than I expected.
     
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    Da-bigguy Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    That is a really sharp looking knife! A friend of mine back home is a blacksmith as well and he forges his own blades. He's done the traditional folded type as well as others. I had him make a dive knife for me and a butterfly knife. He is going to be making a Gerber commando style knife for me from some damascus steel he has. No pics available at the moment though I'm afraid.
     
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    I watch the show. Some excellent craftsmen.
     

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