I saw this diced rod (which is what I call it, there might be another term for this style of decoration) at a local blacksmith’s workshop and had the opportunity to ask how it was made. Unlike what I made in this video, it was not all that obvious. But since I am not set up as a blacksmith – at least not yet – I decided to give it a try in another way – using plastic from an old cutting board.

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Forge a Plastic Knife from a Cutting Board - Dominic's Woodworks · February 10, 2018 at 12:27 am

[…] I recently tested a blacksmithing technique on a piece of plastic cutting board. I had the idea to tick something else off my list. Something that had been on there […]

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