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Big Blu has produced 3 new educational DVD’s on Repousse and Chasing utilizing both hand and power hammer techniques. Repousse is the art of creating design in metal using heat, tooling and hammer force.The demonstrator in these three DVD’s is Big Blu’s own Andrew Chapman. Andrew is a highly skilled employee who often does Artistic Blacksmith demonstrations and Power Hammer Instruction. He has a BFA in sculpture from the University of Cincinnati, A background in metal sculpture, furniture and architectural elements; Culminating in 20 years of aesthetic Blacksmithing.

Basic Damascus Patterns

Basic Damascus Patterns

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Mike Norris Renowned knife maker Mike Norris leads the viewer through the important steps of forming basic Damascus patterns in preparing and forging the billet. Steps include: Flux less Weld Power Hammer and Press welding/forming Hydraulic Press with Textured Dies Rolling Mill Grinding See also: A Damascus Blade A to Z. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. 80 minutes, DVD only.

Tools and Techniques

Tools and Techniques

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Amit Har-lev Two disk set. Amit Har-lev demonstrating the making of anvil tools and techniques using them. Hardy, Fuller, bending fork, cone mandrel, dish swage and on the bonus CD a shelf stake. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. Two hours and 22 minutes total, DVD only.

POWER Repousse

POWER Repousse

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Andrew Chapman Using power hammers and hand held pneumatic hammers for large scale repousse'. Forging and sinking copper bowls and more. Part two of a three part series. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. 75 minutes, DVD only.

Free Form Forging

Free Form Forging

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Uri Hofi Uri Hofi forging dozens of elements using the Hofi die system on the Big BLU 110. Step by step descriptions. Over 40 elements are explained and forged. Click for video sample Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg, filmed at the NC Power Hammer School. anvilfire.com! video review 100 minutes, DVD only. Who is Uri Hofi?

Forging a Copper Rose

Forging a Copper Rose

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Amit Har-lev Amit Har-lev forging a one piece copper rose using hand and power techniques. Step by step from blank size to finishing. Bonus toolmaking, the chisel, a forged gouge (used in making the rose). Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. 60 minutes + bonus, DVD only.

A Damascus Blade from A to Z

A Damascus Blade from A to Z

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Mike Norris Mike Norris demonstrating step by step how to make Damascus (laminated) steel blade. Includes forging, grinding, heat treating, etching, fitting furniture, assembly and finishing. See also: Basic Damascus Patterns. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. anvilfire.com! video review 80 minutes, DVD only.

Forging Solutions: Hand Hammer Techniques Vol. 1

Forging Solutions: Hand Hammer Techniques Vol. 1

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Amit Har-lev Amit Har-lev demonstrating basic hand forging techniques using the Hofi style hammer. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. anvilfire.com! video review 100 minutes, DVD only.

Repousse

Repousse

$ 19.00 USD

Techniques using forms to create designs in a negative space. Forming copper and steel to make large repousse' wall decorations in the metals studio. Sun/Earth form and the Oakhill Ironworks copper leaf logo. Part one of a three part series. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. 50 minutes + bonus, DVD only.

Joinery Techniques

Joinery Techniques

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Amit Har-lev Amit Har-lev demonstrating joinery techniques using hand and power techniques. Riveting, wrapping, wedging and much more. . Step by step. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. 80 minutes, DVD only.

Forging Solutions: Power Hammer Techniques Vol. 1

Forging Solutions: Power Hammer Techniques Vol. 1

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Amit Har-lev Amit Har-lev demonstrating basic power hammer forging techniques on the Big BLU Power hammer. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. anvilfire.com! video review 100 minutes, DVD only.

POWER Repousse & Chasing

POWER Repousse & Chasing

$ 19.00 USD

Featuring Andrew Chapman Using power hammers and hand held pneumatic hammers for large scale repousse'. Creating a high relief abstract human face in steel. Part three of a three part series. Produced by Big BLU Hammer Mfg., Co. filmed at Oak Hill Ironworks. 1 hour 27 minutes, DVD only.

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