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You can make a very simple forge from a galvanized farm trough and some pipe, and fire it with charcoal. Not the store bought briquettes, but charcoal you make in a small campfire. Check out Tim and Marian Lively for some ideas: http://www.livelyknives.com/
Hi Ann. So you always wanted to make knives? Well, what's stopping you? Coming from a jewelry background, I can tell you, it's a blast. A lot of careful work, more than jewelry, but when you finish one, you feel elated.
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