Turning Volcanic Rock into an Obsidian Blade that’s Sharper than Steel

Turning Volcanic Rock into an Obsidian Blade that’s Sharper than Steel

This year, I’m starting a series of making a variety of weapons and roughly following their evolution through history starting from basic Metallurgy of various bladed weapons to bows and arrows and eventually working my way up to gunpowder and even a gun. Oh, Well We’ll see what happens there a key element of this […]

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Quill Pen | How to Make Everything: Book

Previously, I made a pencil and brush to write in my book. But next, I want to take a look at the origin of today’s most common writing instrument the pen. The first common form of the pen was a basic reed pen. Dating as far as 3000 BC The quill pen became popular starting […]

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Can You Melt Obsidian and Cast a Sword?

Can You Melt Obsidian and Cast a Sword?

Over the past few months I’ve been working on this video as a follow-up to user comments on a previous video on if it’s possible to cast obsidian. This proved to be a major challenge that took six attempts, broke multiple crucibles and two different kilns. But I didn’t want to stop until I finally […]

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